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    I guess an Instagram is an official unit of measure now?

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      I think it’s interesting for relative comparison, as they are two startup sales just a few weeks apart. Also, considering that Google offered $200m for digg (.20 instagrams), which was considered outrageously high just a couple of years ago, it’s interesting to see the rate of inflation apparent in these sales.

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        For the record, I was merely being facetious. I do agree that it’s quite interesting to note the inflation; what’s also interesting is to see just how much value Digg has lost in the world. There was a time where it might have fetched a much handsomer price. It’s fascinating how the tides of the Internet change.

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          Like sands through the hour glass, so are the days of our lives.

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            It is known, so say we all.

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      So apparently the actual acquisition was closer to $16m. The Washington Post and LinkedIn acquired the Digg team and some IP on top of Betaworks' purchase of the code and domain. (source: http://techcrunch.com/2012/07/12/digg-sold-to-linkedin-and-the-washington-post-and-betaworks/)