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Facebook is a bubble... just like Myspace it will fall.
    
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Originally Posted by Frankzro View Post

Facebook is a bubble... just like Myspace it will fall.

It's future is uncertain, there's no doubt about that.
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Facebook is a bubble... just like Myspace it will fall.

It's not "just like Myspace"...It was a reaction to Myspace, to do all the things in a more stable less ghetto way /bling. The best thing Facebook is doing is by it's very nature allowing Families to have private areas to collaborate. Most teens don't see it or care, but there is a huge Stable base of Adults using Facebook to keep touch with family as well as close friends.

Is Facebook a bubble or are people collaborating like never before a bubble? Answer one part to gain insight into the other...

I wouldn't start digging their grave just yet. Make no mistake, all things change, I just don't see this as a flash event like many other Internet companies. Here today, who tomorrow??

Facebook company start Feb 2004...Bubble?
Edited by Ghoxt - 2/4/12 at 9:03am
post #14 of 25
Damn, I wish my luck was that good.
The way I am, If I ordered soup in a restaurant, I would get a fork to drink it with.
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Amazing.
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What happened to the graffiti artist who painted the walls at Eastman Kodak and took shares instead of cash? How are his shares doing?
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What happened to the graffiti artist who painted the walls at Eastman Kodak and took shares instead of cash? How are his shares doing?

Not very well actually laugher.gif
    
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This was luck. Very lucky that he was in the right place at the right time to be offered that job within his skillset. It's almost common sense to just take shares in a startup (unless you are beyond desperate).

Common sense to take shares in a startup? LOL!
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This was luck. Very lucky that he was in the right place at the right time to be offered that job within his skillset. It's almost common sense to just take shares in a startup (unless you are beyond desperate).

This.

Smart decision but right place, right time, with the right mindset. Congrats.
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He was very lucky, it was a bit risky but finally payed off. He certainly didnt knew that 7 years later facebook would be so famous and valuable
    
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