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    Poll: What’s the Future for Yahoo?

    by Mark Glaser
    March 29, 2013
    Marissa Mayer has made a strong impression after taking the reins at Yahoo. Will it make a difference in the bottom line?

    Yahoo has a long and storied history as a tech and media company, starting as a directory of websites, moving into being a portal, trying various advertising models, pushing more original content — and then what? With brash CEO Marissa Mayer at the helm, Yahoo has made headlines, for sure, by banning work-at-home, and now purchasing news app Summly for $30 million with its 17-year-old CEO. Plus, Yahoo is considering buying video site Dailymotion from France Telecom and it might begin de-emphasizing original content. Are these the right moves for Yahoo? What do you see as its future? Is it bright, dark or middling? Vote in our poll below and share your thoughts in the comments. For a longer discussion of Yahoo’s prospects, check out this week’s Mediatwits podcast.


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