Finally, there is confirmation of what has been the least well kept secret in the history of start-up acquisitions. Anyone who even knew anyone at any level at any company even tangentially connected to the internet industry has known about this for months. Yahoo has acquired Flickr.
It’s about photo sharing, sure. But it’s also about tagging, in a big way. Will human tagging scale. We are about to find out.
Good move for Yahoo. Now get SixApart.