page contents



Print this Post

Facebook (NAADAQ:FB) Could YELP (NYSE:YELP) Be A Good Buy-out Target?

Boston, MA, 05/15/2013 – Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) has millions of local businesses on its platform, and advertised posts drive large portions of FB’s revenues. Facebook has over 1.1 billion active users worldwide. FB could capitalize more of its active user’s simply by bringing in more local advertisers.

Yelp (NYSE:YELP) could be a great fit for Facebook. currently receives approximately 78 million visitors per month.’s core business is a local review site with a strong presence in North America and Europe. Facebook could integrate Yelp reviews directly into its platform. Yelp could be a prime buy-out candidate for Facebook due to their dominant position in the local review marketplace.

A merger of platforms could give Facebook users and advertisers an improved social media experience. Maybe Facebook needs to start spending some of it’s $10.5 billion in cash and buy-out some competitors with great technologies.


About the author

Mystic Maggie

All of the Mystic Maggie Posts are RSS Reader Feeds from around the web. All copyright remains with the original publisher. No copyright is claimed or intended. Where supplied, links back to the original article are included.

Permanent link to this article:

Powered by WordPress Lab
Powered by Yahoo! Answers