Alphabet Has New Plans for YouTube

Successful Silicon Valley companies tend to follow a certain pattern.

Get big. Go shopping.

Not long the original idea that made companies like Amazon, (AMZN) – Get Amazon.com Inc. ReportFacebook (GOAL) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Report and Uber (Uber) – Get Uber Technologies Inc. Report household names, the companies pivoted into industries outside of their original spheres of interest..

Facebook purchased Instagram to expand its social media empire. It bought WhatsApp to capitalize on that messaging apps popularity. And it bought virtual reality videogame company Oculus because it had extra money to spend.

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