Amazingly, the domain name went for as much as $1 million, which is right up there with the sales of furniture.com, sky.com and domainname.com – heck, it even fetched double the purchase price of premium domains like 3D.com, logo.com and puzzle.com.
Sedo says negotiations with the former owner of dudu.com, from China, took three months.
Said Alibek Issaev, chairman of DUDU:
“With the purchase of dudu.com, we will be able to match our platform’s brand with the exact domain name we need, and migrate from using godudu.com to this shorter version.
This purchase means we don’t lose important traffic, and at the same time we ensure that visitors from around the globe will remember our brand’s name.”
DUDU, started in 2007, is a multi-lingual social network that lets people communicate with each other online even if they don’t speak the same language.