3 Buzzing Social Media Stocks: Groupon Buys SideTour, Facebook’s Latest Data Scheme, Zynga’s New ‘Ville

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Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN):  Groupon announced Wednesday that it purchased SideTour, the owner of a marketplace for booking and selling access to local activities and events, though further terms were undisclosed. Groupon said that SideTour ”currently offers more than 500 public and private events with more than 400 hosts using the platform,” while Seeking Alpha notes that its events tend to be high-scale, with an average size of 12 attendees and a list of hosts including “chefs, artists, Olympic medalists, casting directors and sommeliers.”


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