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ViacomCBS, Tumblr and Houseparty: The Companies We Keep, And Those We Can't

ViacomCBS, Tumblr and Houseparty: The Companies We Keep, And Those We Can't

Update: 2019-08-15
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A flurry of deals and deal-related news this week, led by the Viacom-CBS merger's long-anticipated merger and Verizon's dumping of former social-media giant Tumblr got me thinking about what it all means for the tech-centric entertainment world we're entering. I also have lots to say about a deal that didn't happen, Facebook's acquisition of Houseparty., among other hijinks at the social-media giant. Can ViacomCBS survive even as a combined standalone unit? Is Tumblr really only worth $3 million? And could the fear of antitrust keep Facebook on some sort of straight and narrow path away from jerkdom? Give a listen, then share your thoughts through Anchor.fm's audio comment function, or send me a Tweet and LinkedIn message. 



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ViacomCBS, Tumblr and Houseparty: The Companies We Keep, And Those We Can't

ViacomCBS, Tumblr and Houseparty: The Companies We Keep, And Those We Can't

David Bloom