Startup acquisitions: the Facebook / Google war from 2009 to today

by bold-lichterman

Who will take power in the ruthless digital world? Between Facebook and Google, the clash is raging. A single objective: to become the one who will best succeed in attracting the attention of Internet-consumers. Acquisitions have been linked since 2009. Who will take precedence over the other? Who will have best spent their billions to find the best features, the best experts?

Google is advancing its pawns with the acquisition of 146 companies, against 46 by Facebook. But the champion of social networks holds the biggest valuation: WhatsApp.

The team of WhoIsHostingThis took stock and made a comparison in the form of a chronological infographic, here it is:

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