It’s official: Google Owns Half of The InternetDecember 6, 2011 7:23 pm
If we did not know that already. But this one is purely from a revenue perspective – and we assume that web advertising is the most significant way Internet companies monetize. We spotted this today:
” It pegs Google’s share of the overall Web ad market at 44 percent, a number that has been steadily increasing for years, with the exception of a one-year hiccup in 2009.
The other takeaways are also old news: Microsoft, Yahoo and AOL are foundering and have been for years (hence their new alliance). And Facebook is starting to generate a real ad business — as opposed to just a very sticky Web site.”
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