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What It Looks Like To Get Acquired By Yahoo In 2014

Could the last person out please hit the lights?

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Faithful users of the social media visualization startup, Vizify were greeted with a most unfortunate email on Tuesday afternoon. Pretty much everything after the cheery subject line (We've been acquired by Yahoo! What this means for you.) reads like a reluctant goodbye letter or apology from a dear friend. "Many of you counted on your Vizify Bios," the services lamented. "Please know that we'll miss our pages, too."

Uh, welcome to Yahoo!

Charlie Warzel is a senior writer for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Warzel reports on and writes about the intersection of tech and culture.

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