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SLIDESHOW: A Short History of AOL's Acquisitions

According to Fast trader Zach Karabell, AOL's future success is all about their ability to generate quality content.

So it should come as no surprise he established a small position in AOL stock on Monday after hearing that AOL would acquire Huffington Post for $315 million. (Click here for our exclusive interview with AOL's Tim Armstrong & Arianna Huffington.)

"The only way AOL, Yahoo! and some others will survive is if they turn the conventional wisdom on its head and (realize) the only thing that's going to drive profitability is quality content," says Karabell.

And that led us to thinking, what other quality content companies has AOL acquired recently? It's not just Huffington Post. Click here for 10 other sites AOL has recently added to its roster.

> SLIDESHOW: A Short History of AOL's Acquisitions



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