Google And Google: The Acquisitions Of Google

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Since the creation of google in September 1998 there has been many acquisitions that has helped google establish themselves as juggernaut amongst other competitors. Google, a multinational multi-product corporation best known for its internet search engine has since expanded its work and has included many other features to their system. My goal for this paper is to inform the reader of googles biggest acquisitions and give a better understanding on how these acquisitions were brought to Google, why were they acquired, what impact the acquisitions have upon Google and last, I will explain how they were able to acquire each of the companies and maintain their miraculous growth.
The first Google 's acquisition I will touch on is YouTube. YouTube
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