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  •  Next on the chopping block... (1+ / 0-)
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    Facebook?

    Will Google+ be the next thing? I can't wait to get my invite so I can check it out.

    I'm having some mild OCD frustration in that we don't have a matching bookend to NY marriage equality. Come on California lets overturn or toss out PropH8!!

    by cooper888 on Wed Jun 29, 2011 at 02:38:17 PM PDT

    •  it seems unliekly. Although the reason for the (2+ / 0-)
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      sale of myspace was not disclosed, rules of the market state that such a brutal loss is acceptable only if the product will guaranteedly keep losing value.

      Myspace has been stagnating and shrinking for about to past 4 years, as it bled well over half its userbase to FB. The reason it was sold is because its only going to get worse, and MC wanted to keep at least a fraction of its investment.

      Facebook, which generates well over 100 million unique visitors daily is pumping such revenue that it wood be foolish for the holder to go and sell it.

      Socialist Fuckstick No. 308273

      by culturejammer on Wed Jun 29, 2011 at 02:47:09 PM PDT

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      •  If Google+ can demonstrate to users that (6+ / 0-)

        they will be able to protect their privacy more easily with them rather than Facebook, users will fly away from Facebook.

        Facebook is every bit as ethereal as MySpace.  I can't wait for it to fall on its ass, so we can call it "Assbook."

        "And now we know that government by organized money is just as dangerous as government by organized mob." -- FDR

        by Mogolori on Wed Jun 29, 2011 at 03:21:06 PM PDT

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        •  privacy won't be a catalyst (4+ / 0-)
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          95% could care less if they are already on facebook...

          not to mention those with true privacy concerns would not Google as the best option....

          "Senator McCain offered up the oldest Washington stunt in the book - you pass the buck to a commission to study the problem." - Senator Obama, 9-16-2008

          by justmy2 on Wed Jun 29, 2011 at 03:33:43 PM PDT

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          •  On point a), 95 percent of users (2+ / 0-)
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            don't understand the extent of their privacy surrender.

            On point b), largely agree.  Each comparable, free service that that is progressively less invasive and less promotional will tend to grow.

            "And now we know that government by organized money is just as dangerous as government by organized mob." -- FDR

            by Mogolori on Wed Jun 29, 2011 at 03:43:55 PM PDT

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