A week ago, with the company struggling under a revolving-door of management, few people would have considered Yahoo to be in the same league as Amazon, Facebook, or Google.
All of that changed Monday.
In what is perhaps the coup of all coups, Yahoo announced Marissa Mayer, a Google executive of 13 years, would be leading their company as chief executive officer starting immediately. The 37 year-old would begin the job while pregnant.
If the Internet’s reaction to this historic move is in any way a reliable indicator, Yahoo made a phenomenal decision.
(READ the story in the Washington Post)