There is no tech bubble (hat tip to Edwin). Want more? Read my post on trillion dollar valuations.
Rumors of Facebook’s Death are Highly Premature. Really?
Don Dodge opines 50M Facebook users don’t care about OpenSocial APIs and tries to convince us that Facebook is not dead. Granted that Microsoft just spent $250M on Facebook so it must hurt to see all the coverage going to Google rather than letting Microsoft bask in the afterglow of its miniscule stake in Facebook. […]
Looking for an Illiterate Maid in India on Facebook Lite
The New York Times today has a very interesting article on how technology innovation is being used to help the poor. This time, its social networking. Here is an excerpt: Mr. Krishna found that many poor Indians in dead-end jobs remain in poverty not because there are no better jobs, but because they lack the […]
Beginner’s 5 Step Guide to Using LinkedIn and Facebook
The topic of Facebook vs. LinkedIn is like humidity in Miami – always present. And perhaps as hot too. Zoli brings up the topic again with his post titled Facebook Just Ain’t For Business, Get Over It (Business Needs Social Networking in Context) and points to this article in New York Times. Scoble has a […]
AnshuBlog.com valuation hits $5 Trillion after private placement round
My blog is now worth $5 trillion dollars. My best friend (now, BFF) agreed to buy a 0.0000000010% stake in anshublog.com for $50. I will hold an IPO in December and the shares will be priced at $85 (of course, there will 58,823,529,411 shares outstanding). You can obtain a prospectus by sending me $25 by […]
Identity Crisis in the Land of Social Networks and Platforms
The Facebook platform debate continues to evolve with Dan Farber’s recent piece on Facebook, social capitalists and open networks and Wired’s very well thought out article Slap in the Facebook. The key question from my perspective is whether we consider the Internet as the platform or does Facebook or some other single entity come to […]
Facebook or Internet – What is the real social networking platform?
It is my perhaps not so humble opinion that the internet will continue to evolve as the platform for social networking. The early successes and leading sites like Facebook that have gained traction have an opportunity to be part of the broader ecosystem but I disagree with the opinion of some of my peers that […]