It’s odd to see a powerhouse like Facebook scrambling to become more like Twitter, a relative upstart with no visible means of revenue. The reported rejected acquisition bid could play a role in a “If you can’t buy them, copy them” way. But clearly, this is what is happening. First Facebook changed its user interface [...]
Archives for April, 2009
by Jeffrey Mann | April 28, 2009 | 2 Comments
by Jeffrey Mann | April 19, 2009 | Submit a Comment
I intend to say nothing about Ashton Kutcher, Larry King, Oprah or Twitter this week. Well, almost nothing. This has already gotten too much attention. Mosey along now; nothing to see here.
by Jeffrey Mann | April 8, 2009 | 6 Comments
Last week saw fevered speculation about an impending acquisition of Twitter by Google, and just as much fervent debunking of those rumours. I don’t pretend to have any inside information, so I won’t comment on whether this will happen or not. We don’t like commenting on rumours anyway. But I do have some ideas about [...]