The Web World – “Who Owns Who ?”

It is a common thing for one big company to own several other large companies. As a matter of fact, there are about a dozen companies that own all the other ones.

Did you know that only a while ago (December 2017), Apple acquired Shazam for $400 million? Or that Facebook owns both Instagram and WhatsApp, and that Microsoft bought LinkedIn, Skype, MSN, and Bing? However, before becoming a child company of Microsoft, Skype was actually under eBay’s wing.

The world appears to be small when you take a look at all big company acquisitions that happened over the years, and all the leading companies are somehow always intertwined. It’s like a business-themed soap opera.

Check out this infographic: https://www.16best.net/blog/the-web-world-who-owns-who/

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