If it comes down to Facebook versus the Internet (or Facebook seeking to become 1:1 with the social Internet), instead of Facebook complementing the Internet, Facebook will lose
ON its Web site, Facebook says it’s “giving people the power to share and make the world more open and connected.”
But the online world outside of Facebook is already a very open and connected place, thank you very much. Densely interlinked Web pages, blogs, news articles and Tweets are all visible to anyone and everyone. Instead of contributing to this interconnected, open Web world, the growing popularity of Facebook is draining it of attention, energy and posts that are in public view.