Facebook Dead by 2020.
Adam Rifkin stashed this in Facebook!
Ironfire Capital founder Eric Jackson told the CNBC show Squawk on the Street that Facebook is just like Yahoo:
“Yahoo is still making money, it’s still profitable, still has 13,000 employees working for it, but it’s 10% of the value that it was at the height of 2000. For all intents and purposes, it’s disappeared.”
“Facebook can buy a bunch of mobile companies, but they are still a big, fat website and that’s different from a mobile app.”
Wow, that dude just harshed my mellow.
That may well be the case, but before that happens I think we may see the bloom of an industry of new-SEO Facebook growth consultants:
Would you believe that 90 characters is the sweet spot for Facebook statuses to maximize their likes?
"Criticize by Creating" -- Michelangelo.
The best part about being a random analyst/ reporter / blogger/ commenter / twitter-er is that no one holds you accountable for all the claims, hyperbole, guesses that never come true.
He risked little to make that comment.
And he made lots of news headlines.
If you can say something controversial but short enough to be retweeted, you've got the potential to spread easily.