The Brutal Decline of Yahoo [INFOGRAPHIC]

It was THE company in its heyday. It was set to take over the world — the destination where people globally went to everyday. There was a time when every Yahoo! past and present bled “purple”. But the company has, over time, made some catastrophic errors in how it managed its NEW acquisitions; in deprioritizing development of community properties; in making the wrong assumption that display media was the ad model here and in the future; and don’t forget in handing over the search market to Google when it clearly had the upper hand.  My hat off to Carol Bartz–the highest paid female in the U.S. at $40 Million–you have your work cut out for you!

 

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