Google’s Got Glass, Facebook Has Oculus, How Might AOL and Yahoo Respond?
In the wake of the $2 billion Oculus acquisition announcement by Facebook people on Twitter are expressing their opinions of the deal and speculating about potential copycat acquisitions by Yahoo and AOL.
BREAKING: Yahoo buys ViewMaster pic.twitter.com/dbMtDq6rTd
— Evan Kirstel (@evankirstel) March 25, 2014
AOL is embracing 3D Virtual Reality too, it seems! pic.twitter.com/YTidIYe5qg
— Scott Hanselman (@shanselman) March 25, 2014
Facebook is really taking its name too literally. pic.twitter.com/Anqf4RCRnr
— Jason Foral (@jasonforal) March 25, 2014
These tweets are funny but they also reflect some bemusement about the Facebook-Oculus deal. They also reflect lingering perceptions of AOL and Yahoo as companies that are not quite cutting edge.
Let us know if you see any more funny tweets about Facebook-Oculus (or Faculus).
(Some images used under license from Shutterstock.com.)
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