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This article was published on May 2, 2012

The incredible shrinking Yahoo: Activist shareholder’s latest weapon is an infographic

The incredible shrinking Yahoo: Activist shareholder’s latest weapon is an infographic
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Hedge fund and activist Yahoo shareholder Third Point (which is in the middle of a proxy fight with the beleaguered Internet firm) recently set up a blog called ‘Value Yahoo’ that basically chronicles everything that is wrong with the online giant.

Yahoo, which has fallen from grace after a series of layoffs, a stock price nosedive, executive departures, restructuring efforts, failed attempts at reinvigorating its core businesses, a staggering inability to innovate and its recent engagement in a patent war against Facebook, is taking a lot of heat from Third Point indeed.

The hedge fund’s latest ammunition is an infographic that has admittedly donethe roundslastweek, but you may have missed it and that would be a shame.

Behold The Incredible Shrinking Yahoo infographic, made by HighTable.com:

(The chart on revenues is the most telling if you ask me)