Yahoo Buys Domain Name for $80,000

Yahoo buys popular texting term.

YahooYahoo (YHOO) has purchased the domain name for $80,000.

Domain Name Wire reported the sale last week on its weekly Sedo sales wrap, but we didn’t know the buyer at the time., which commonly stands for “Oh My God” in shorthand and texting, does not currently resolve to a web site. As readers point out in the comments below, Yahoo has a popular celebrity gossip web site at

Yahoo is not only a domain buyer, but it also sells some of the domain names it doesn’t need. In June it sold the domain name for $380,000 at a domain name auction in Washington, D.C. It appears the domain was acquired when Yahoo bought, which owned the domain name. National A-1 Advertising bought the domain name at the auction.

This week the domain, which stands for “Let Me Know” in shorthand, sold for $58,500. It’s unclear who the buyer is, as the domain hasn’t fully finished transferring.


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