Thursday, February 05, 2009

Facebook: Five years and counting!

Facebook is the icon of the ultimate Web 2.0 experience. It is a peer-to-peer social network, it's driven by user content, runs its own applications (step 1 of the web OS) and best of all millions of (young) people use it and love it.

the success of Facebook lead Mark Zuckerberg to become the youngest billionaire in the world. Having said that, Facebook is nowhere close to the commercial success of Internet companies such as Google, neither does it have the long term potential like

I recently read two interesting articles on the past and future of Facebook. The piece by BBC also features a short interview with Zuckerberg taken in Oct 2008. CNN piece however had a slight more critical view on the future of Facebook.

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