This Time isn’t Different: The Facebook Era isn’t Over

I was recently called out on Twitter for dismissing this post titled The Facebook Era is Over which pointed to a number of trends working against Facebook which would soon diminish the service. Thankfully the article doesn’t fall into the trap of thinking the privacy scandal of the day will be their undoing but it does still have arguments which although compelling on the surface are actually weak.

Specifically

  1. Private messaging apps have existed for the entirety of FB’s existence. Facebook has countered by buying the biggest and copying features of most innovative. There’s no sign this strategy isn’t working.

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"Everything you touch you change. Everything you change, changes you" - Octavia Butler, Parable of the Sower

"Everything you touch you change. Everything you change, changes you" - Octavia Butler, Parable of the Sower