Facebook will die off soon?

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Why Facebook the Site Will Die Adotas

According to the article, Facebook as a site will die off since it will be an integrated service.

Now, I remember a couple of weeks ago, someone mentioned that Google will die off and be replace with Facebook.

What do you guys think?

Will Facebook fade away within the next 3 to 5 years?
#die #facebook
  • Profile picture of the author Chris Worner
    I highly doubt it will fade away into oblivion, but then again, stranger things have happened, the internet changes at the speed of light so I suppose anything is possible.

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  • Profile picture of the author Lawrh
    Facebook and Google are advertising agencies specializing in targeted ads. The data they "own" will keep them alive for quite a while.
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  • No way. People go to facebook because they are comfortable with it. They want to see what their FB friends are up to, who posted what on their wall, etc. Why are there always weird rumors circulating about facebook? Not long ago people were saying FB was going to start charging its members...
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    • Profile picture of the author Aussie_Al
      I am not saying Facebook will but look how quickly everybody dropped friendster for Myspace and how quickly they dropped Myspace for Facebook
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      • Profile picture of the author Greg guitar
        Nobody knows the future. For our community the important thing is not to get too hung up on any particular media or a business model that is so specific that if things go one way, we thrive, but if they go another, we die. Just stay tuned to the trends, and try to stay a little in front of most people-then whatever happens, you do well, as long as you do the evergreen marketing strategies well, regardless of media platform.
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve Holmes
    Facebook recently made one of the biggest changes in marketing - ever, yet alone anything as segregated as online marketing.

    Facebook will be around for a LONG time.
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  • Profile picture of the author Fernando Veloso
    A couple years ago someone told MySpace would never die. Look at it today: not dead BUT not $$$ growing.

    Facebook is a different beast but it's not a immortal one cause it depends on the www and as we all know , the web can be a killer when we least expect it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dan C. Rinnert
    How many of you responding to the OP read the article? The article is not about Facebook dying, but Facebook as a website (as the OP noted) dying off.

    The point of the article is that Facebook will morph into a service rather than a website. Instead of going to Facebook.com, Facebook features will integrated into your favorite websites or even your browser. No need to go to Facebook.com if you can interact with your friends on other websites or from browser add-ons.

    I could see this happening.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jill Carpenter
      Facebook will probably die early tomorrow morning. But only because Dan Rinnert finally kicked up to 117 friends - which was an impossible goal for him for a very long time. Since he has finally made it there, it has caused a rift in the space time continuum - and so not only will Facebook go up in flames like Phoenix Bird, but Google will get sucked in along with it.
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      • Profile picture of the author Dan C. Rinnert
        Originally Posted by avenuegirl View Post

        Facebook will probably die early tomorrow morning. But only because Dan Rinnert finally kicked up to 117 friends - which was an impossible goal for him for a very long time. Since he has finally made it there, it has caused a rift in the space time continuum - and so not only will Facebook go up in flames like Phoenix Bird, but Google will get sucked in along with it.
        I haven't had 117 friends for a full 24 hours yet, so Facebook may still have recourse.
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      • Profile picture of the author CDarklock
        Originally Posted by avenuegirl View Post

        Since he has finally made it there, it has caused a rift in the space time continuum
        OH CRAP



        Silence will fall and the Pandorica will open
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        • Profile picture of the author Dan C. Rinnert
          Originally Posted by CDarklock View Post

          OH CRAP



          Silence will fall and the Pandorica will open
          It's okay, just so long as you remember to have something old and something new, something borrowed and something blue.
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          • Profile picture of the author Lawrh
            Originally Posted by Dan C. Rinnert View Post

            It's okay, just so long as you remember to have something old and something new, something borrowed and something blue.
            Now how would Dan know that?
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        • Profile picture of the author Nicola Lane
          Originally Posted by CDarklock View Post


          Silence will fall and the Pandorica will open
          No, No, No NO!

          Please get it right!

          The Pandorica will open and silence will fall

          Get it the right way round!

          Sheeeeesh!
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        • Profile picture of the author Kim Standerline
          Ahh it's nice to see some Dr Who fans outside of the UK lol

          Originally Posted by CDarklock View Post

          OH CRAP



          Silence will fall and the Pandorica will open
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  • Profile picture of the author Online Bliss
    Actually I believe Classmates.com will eventually die
    a slow death.
    Class reunion organizers are moving toward facebook
    because they realize they get more bang for the buck.
    Oh yeah I forgot it's free.

    I think everyone agrees that Facebook is nothing like
    the sinking ship called Myspace.
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    • Profile picture of the author BrittyBritt
      If Facebook dies, I'm pretty sure its going to be a while (a looong while).

      But the important thing to remember is to implement Facebook into your business now and to constantly watch out for changes.

      If it begins to die, move on to the next thing. Always roll with the punches.
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  • Profile picture of the author raybal5
    Originally Posted by excoder01 View Post

    Why Facebook the Site Will Die Adotas

    Will Facebook fade away within the next 3 to 5 years?
    Certainly not within that time frame. Unless something else comes along that allows people all the same advantages but without the privacy violations that seem to occur. It would need a really big paradigm shift to see FB go so quickly.
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  • Profile picture of the author seasoned
    Facebook CAN'T replace google, so write off anything you hear from THAT source!
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  • Profile picture of the author bhuff85
    I don't see it dying off, but I do see it growing into a massive advertising platform in some way. The one thing I don't like about Facebook is how they make changes and never let its user know. For example, I can recall several privacy changes that happened almost overnight and I never got any sort of notification. The only way I ended up finding out was through the grapevine and other friends statuses.

    Websites like Facebook are great, but I think the general public doesn't use them cautiously and put a little too much of themselves out there. Also, while applications like FourSquare are great, if people are not careful when they use them, they could find themselves getting into situations that they could've avoided had they not recorded their every move at every point of the day.

    With Facebook, I have a personal profile that I limit to only family members and close friends. I then use "fan pages" to promote my online businesses and other business ventures. But yeah - My personal page is very private. Too many weirdos and stalkers out there. You never know what could happen these days.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dave777
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  • Profile picture of the author frqhuss
    Facebook will not fade because of its all time coming members....
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  • Profile picture of the author createyouwealth
    Facebook will most definitely be around for a very long time. You should not worry about them going anywhere anytime soon. And of course there will be lots of money to be made on facebook as well. All the best.
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  • Profile picture of the author webpageguru
    I don't use Facebook at all. I dont like it, but I recognise that millions around the world love it. I also believe that the owners, Zuckerberg etc, are naive and sometimes incompetent, arrogant even. The way they responded recently to hate pages and privacy concerns was pathetic. However with their incredible user base and advertising capacity they will be around for a long time to come. But to maximise their potential they either need to bring more experienced management on board or sell the business.
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    • Profile picture of the author FredJones
      Immaterial - as long as Social Network marketing remains alive, why should I care whether it is Facebook or some other player?

      By the way, personally I don't think Facebook is going to die anytime too soon.
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  • Profile picture of the author MassiveMarketer
    I think these sites will be replaced with something better. We just don't know when. Before it was Yahoo, now we have Google. Before we had MySpace or Friendster and now it's Facebook. It changes in time.
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  • Profile picture of the author xyzwebsites
    well dont think so, orkut is dying soon may be, as per my views..
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  • Profile picture of the author spiderw8b
    I think that even if the big interest goes obviously down it will survive forever or for many years.
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  • Profile picture of the author PeteSmith
    Originally Posted by excoder01 View Post

    Why Facebook the Site Will Die Adotas

    According to the article, Facebook as a site will die off since it will be an integrated service.

    Now, I remember a couple of weeks ago, someone mentioned that Google will die off and be replace with Facebook.

    What do you guys think?

    Will Facebook fade away within the next 3 to 5 years?
    Not a chance...First of all Facebook will never replace Google because they serve two completely different functions.

    Both will be around for a long time because they have content which is always changing which get viewers to use it several times a day.
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