Here’s a coda to our report about Verizon’s deal to purchase AOL.
We had AOL CEO Tim Armstrong on the program about two and a half years ago, when I asked him — as I sometimes do with CEOs — to describe what his company does in five words or less.
This is what he said:
AOL will be the best connected, most shared and most impactful brand and media company with a technology platform in the world.
So based on today’s news, here’s another way to say that: $4.4 billion.