This thread is devoted to large Internet acquisitions , cost and date. * October 2006 Google paid Ã‚Â£900 million pounds for YouTube.com * August 2006 Google paid Ã‚Â£500 million for adspace on MySpace.com * Dec 2005 Google paid Ã‚Â£ 600 million for 5% share in AOL * July 2005 Newscorp paid Ã‚Â£ ??? for MySpace * March 2005 Yahoo paid Ã‚Â£??? for Flickr fell free to add to this thread if you are aware of other major internet acqusutions not listed above.