Google's Nine Year Shopping Spree, Illustrated

For those that remember when Google Voice was GrandCentral … Other than missing’s acquisition on August 20th and having the DoubleClick grab plotted when Google revealed its intent to acquire in April 2007 and not when the official acquisition was announced in March of 2008, this is pretty much a comprehensive record of the search giant’s ploy for world domination, or whatever they’re calling it these days.

Also, for those that inevitably won’t read through all of this, yes Google absolutely did not acquire Zynga or AOL, but rather invested in them, which is demarcated by a *, see top right.

Graphic: Jess