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Notable online startup sales

POSTED: 12:17 PM PDT May 20, 2013    UPDATED: 12:23 PM PDT May 20, 2013 

Yahoo is acquiring popular social media blogging site Tumblr for $1.1 billion, the company announced Monday. Take a look at other notable online startup acquisitions.

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Yahoo is acquiring popular social media blogging site Tumblr for $1.1 billion, the company announced Monday. That has Tumblr enthusiasts worried about possible changes to the site, but CEO Marisa Mayer promised Tumblr will operate independently and Yahoo won’t "screw it up." Take a look at other notable online startup acquisitions.

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