Rumor: Yahoo Purchased Flickr
It had to, or will have to, happen sooner or later. Last year, rumours were flying that maybe Google would buy Flickr ...
... then we heard that Yahoo! and Google had both offered to buy Flickr Stewart Butterfield and Caterina Fake, the folks behind Ludicorp, who own the immensely popular photo blogging service Flickr have been holding out though, untill perhaps now.
Om Malik reports for Business2 that rumours are flying in Silicon Valley that a deal may have been struck between Yahoo! and Flickr for an undisclosed amount last week. The same rumour has it that Yahoo! are holding off on an official announcement untill March 1st.
If it's true - it's HOT news for sure...
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