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post #31 of 63
Here is how you destroy facebook. Take every 13-17 year old teenager on the planet, put them on a rocket and launch them into the sun. I'm sure that's about 95% of Facebook's audience right there.
post #32 of 63
I hate facebook

. I've thought of deleting my profile plenty of times due to wondering why its even worth having a page full of friends who are not really my friends but I never do delete. I found it easier to delete my subscription from World of Cocaine from back in the days wherr WoW was remotely interesting (around release times).

Myspace wasn't something I ever cared for.
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post #33 of 63
No way is a site worth this. What Zuckerberg needs to remember is that he could lose it all. Like what happened to Bebo and MySpace. They are worthless overnight.
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what goes up must come up
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Rittzy View Post

what goes up must come up

Sure you didn't mean what goes up must come down? thumb.gif
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Sure you didn't mean what goes up must come down? thumb.gif

lol im sure i did mean that too doh.gif
post #37 of 63
Facebook is MySpace 2.0. Saying it can't die is a fallacy.

And I love how they value internet companies like this. So much hype and fanboisms, lets have another dot com crash. biggrin.gif
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post #38 of 63
Facebook is the new myspace.
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post #39 of 63
Quote:
Originally Posted by xenophobe View Post

Facebook is MySpace 2.0. Saying it can't die is a fallacy.
And I love how they value internet companies like this. So much hype and fanboisms, lets have another dot com crash. biggrin.gif

You and others could be right about it being the next MySpace. However, I don't believe MySpace had anywhere near the amount of users at Facebook has. MySpace was never that ingrained into the Internet like Facebook is either. Think of all the businesses and organizations that use facebook as well. And I don't see Google+ as a real competitor or alternative (yet).

I'm not saying Facebook will never fail or lose popularity. I just don't see it happening any time in the near future. Certainly not as a result of an IPO.
 
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post #40 of 63
The amount of money something pulls down doesn't have that much to do with how much they're worth. A good way to understand this is to look at sports. There are two ways to run a sports team.

A. Keep the payroll low and stay profitable and make a bit of money. (IE The Washington Nationals are believe it or not the most profitable team in Major League Baseball)

B. Keep the payroll high and turn your team into a perenial winner. What happens is you barely break even on the balance sheet but the worth of your franchise increases exponentially (IE New York Yankees/Boston Red Sox)
    
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