Next Tech Bubble Disaster? Social Media Valuations Are Out Of Control [Infographic]

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LinkedIn rakes in revenue of $200 million per year, yet the company was recently valued at $9 billion when their IPO was made available to investors. On the private market SharePost has recently reported Twitter to have a $7.7 billion valuation on just $150 million per year (50x valuation), while Facebook is valued at an astounding $75 billion on $2 billion per year (37.5x revenue).

Then there’s Skype which was purchased by Microsoft for $8.5 billion and Groupon which is pushing close to a $25 Billion Valuation after turning down a $6 billion offer made by Google.

So the question exists, is the tech bubble nearing another pop? Social media site G+, a community of professionals, entrepreneurs and academics put together an infographic in which they show the ridiculous valuations of company’s based on growth, revenue and market valuation.

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James Kosur

James Kosur has worked in the new media space for the last 10 years, helping many publications build their audiences to millions of monthly readers. He currently serves as the Director of Business Development at and the CEO of Aven Enterprises LLC.


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