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Sunday, December 18, 2005

Yahoo adds blogger to and flickr

Yahoo! teams up with top blog provider
Yahoo! has continued its drive to make inroads into online social communities with the announcement of a deal under which it would become the preferred supplier of the world's most popular professional blog platform.
The deal with Six Apart, creator of Movable Type, is the latest in a string of deals by the world's largest internet media company as it seeks to embrace so-called "social media", the new generation of websites that encourage internet users to share written text, photos and videos.
On Friday, Yahoo! acquired, a site for users to share their favorite web links. Earlier this year, it acquired Flickr, which offers a way to annotate and share photos.  Article continues


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