Viacom Talking to Bebo?

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So it did not win over MySpace, or IGN or The Facebook or whomever…. but apparently that isn’t stopping Viacom from trying again. The Financial Times is reporting that they might be in talks to acquire Bebo, one of the new fast growing social networks, especially in UK. Mashable says Bebo has overtaken MySpace in UK. Remember Bebo – British Telecom was going to buy them! Nothing happened, for sometimes a rumor is just that – a rumor. Of course, for Viacom, they can try again. There are just too many options around these days.

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Jozephyr.pirake

i hope i get accecpted and hope you have all the best for the future

George Nimeh

Viacom = huge US-centric media company.
Bebo = big Euro success with decent US traction.

Not the right fit, if you ask me. Viacom can’t monetize Bebo as well as a UK business could, and there are much better options in the USA for Viacom should they be in the market for a social network. Facebook comes to mind, but there are plenty of others.

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