Thursday, January 17, 2013

Facebook Search Could Be Good for Google, Support Antitrust Case - Liz Gannes - News - AllThingsD

Accentuating the potential positive for Google...
"“Facebook’s entry into the search market with a dynamic new product is clear evidence that the search market is competitive,” said Daniel O’Connor, who directs public policy and government affairs at the Computer & Communications Industry Association, which includes both Google and Microsoft but leans toward Google’s point of view in the antitrust case. “Facebook is a large, savvy company that clearly thinks that they can cut into Google’s search market share.”
He added, “It gives Google a better hand in negotiations with the European Commission, as market entry is an important consideration in the commission’s antitrust analysis.”"
Facebook Search Could Be Good for Google, Support Antitrust Case - Liz Gannes - News - AllThingsD
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