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Ah, satire. If you ever wonder whether you company is getting a reputation, just wait for the blogosphere to make fun of you.

Case in point: Yahoo! Announces Acquisition of Company Before Its Foundation:

SUNNYVALE, CA, Jan 11, 2006 (YARDLEYPRESS) – Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq:YAHOO), a leading global Internet company, today announced the acquisition of an unnamed Web 2.0 company three days before it was to be founded. “Yahoo! is committed to generating mass quantities of free public relations by acquiring more pre-revenue, pre-business plan companies than any other global Internet company,” said Chris P. Bacon, Director of Hype Production.

Heh.

Director of Hype Production. For all I know, we may actually have one of those somewhere.

Thanks to Kevin Burton for passing this one along.

Jeremy Zawodny is the author of the popular Jeremy Zawodny’s blog. Jeremy is part of the Yahoo search team and frequently posts in the Yahoo! Search blog as well.

Visit Jeremy’s blog: Jeremy Zawodny’s blog.

Yahoo! Acquires Unnamed Company
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