Social Media Acquisitions In Perspective

I was just thinking about how YouTube is the second largest search engine on the web and that Google owned it. I took a look back at the YouTube purchase price ($1.65 Billion) compared to the Instagram purchase by Facebook ($1 Billion) and the more recent Twitter acquisition of Vine ($30 Million).

Social Media Acquisitions

How Do You Feel About These Social Media Acquisitions?

I don’t really know what these numbers mean compared to each other, I’m certainly no analyst of this sort of thing. But I did find it interesting to look at the numbers comparatively. Personally, I’d say Google’s purchase of YouTube was the best in terms of value and product.

What are your thoughts on these side by side numbers? Leave your opinions and ideas in the comments below!