Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Danny Sullivan - Google+ - Dear Google+ -- you're dead. "Doomed" says +Farhad Manjoo.…

Another perspective on the “Google+ is to Facebook” analogy; also check the Slate “Google+ Is Dead” piece

As Bing is to Google, so Google+ is to Facebook. Google+ is Facebook's Bing. It might not ever be as big, nor even rival the numbers, but being second place in a field of two can be nice.
It can especially be nice when unlike Bing, Google really doesn't have to toss away tons of money to build marketshare. No doubt, Google+ on its own would be a loss-making exercise right now. But as it helps Google shore up its weak social graph defenses, it'll probably prove well worth whatever's being spent -- even if it stays in second place.

Danny Sullivan - Google+ - Dear Google+ -- you're dead. "Doomed" says +Farhad Manjoo.…

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