Notable online startup sales

POSTED: 12:17 PM PDT May 20, 2013    UPDATED: 12:23 PM PDT May 20, 2013 

Yahoo is acquiring popular social media blogging site Tumblr for $1.1 billion, the company announced Monday. Take a look at other notable online startup acquisitions.

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eBay acquired PayPal in 2002 for $1.5 billion.  Which makes sense, since according to TechCrunch, 60 percent of PayPal's business originated from the auction site at that time.


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