2016 Acquisition Microsoft says it will be acquiring LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, and is expected to finalize the deal by the end of 2016.
2016 Acquisition Time Inc. buys Myspace and its parent company.
2016 Defunction, Milestone Yahoo discontinues its services for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Solaris clients in early August 2016. It will now only support Yahoo Messenger on Android, iOS, and web clients.
2016 Defunction Vine announced that Twitter would be discontinuing the Vine mobile app, Later (20h 34min, jan 1, 2016 y – 10h 23min, apr 13, 2016 y)