Yahoo’s gone from being one of the world’s biggest companies in online search to an internet company that’s struggled in recent years to move beyond display advertising. Yahoo was well known for its yahoo mail and messenger which was used back then in those days. Yahoo as a search engine was widely famous in the whole wide world. Yahoo also started with news entertainment and sports section which displayed a huge informatio about the day to day activities which use to take place around
If nothing else, Yahoo’s history serves as a cautionary tale of the potential pitfalls of building a digital powerhouse that’s constantly forced to reinvent itself, particularly when it comes to relying on advertising for money. It appears to be an ignominious fate for Yahoo, the internet pioneer which has long been one of the best-known names in Silicon Valley.Among the best-known names on the internet, Yahoo was one of the first companies that enabled users to find their way online, but has lost its role as a leader. On July 25, 2016, Yahoo agreed to sell its core internet operations to telecom giant Verizon for $4.8 billion, capping a long decline from when it had a peak market value of some $125 billion in 2000.
The timeline below shows some of the 22-year-old company’s highs and lows, acquisitions, and other noteworthy events.