What are you thinking?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (Rate This)
Loading...Loading...

This is going to be perhaps the first prediction that announces something dismal about Facebook’s future. The social network has been progressing by leaps and bounds and has been doing great overall. However, even since the company went public, its share has only fallen down, stumbling from a $38 opening to somewhere near $26. And the chief reason for this is that Facebook still has to monetize its mobile audience.


With an explosive growth of the mobile platform, more and more users are flocking to it. The only problem for Facebook, in this migration, is that it hasn’t been able to figure out a way to monetize the mobile platform. It can’t display ads on its mobile version since that would virtually congest the display. And that’s where, the founder of Ironfire Capital, Eric Jackson, thinks lies Facebook’s doom.

According to Jackson, “In five to eight years they are going to disappear in the way that Yahoo has disappeared. Yahoo is still making money, it’s still profitable, still has 13,000 employees working for it, but it’s 10% of the value that it was at the height of 2000. For all intents and purposes, it’s disappeared.”

Jackson divides tech companies into three generation. The first generation, according to him, was lead by the likes of Google and Yahoo. Facebook debuted the second generation by capitalizing on the explosive social media. And finally, the third generation is going to be that of the mobile platform.

He says, “When you look over these three generations, no matter how successful you are in one generation, you don’t seem to be able to translate that into success in the second generation, no matter how much money you have in the bank, no matter how many smart PhDs you have working for you.”

The acquisition of multiple mobile companies, he thinks, is not going to help Facebook either. According to him, “The world is moving faster, it’s getting more competitive, not less. I think those who are dominant in their prior generation are really going to have a hard time moving into this newer generation. Facebook can buy a bunch of mobile companies, but they are still a big, fat website and that’s different from a mobile app.”

What remains to be seen is that can the genius behind Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, find out a way to successfully translate his company from a web-based social network to one that can cater to and monetize the mobile platform too.

Source: CNBC

Courtesy: Mashable

Buy Cheapest Related Product From Amazon.com


Lenovo Showcases Windows 8 Based ThinkPad Tablet

NRO Donates Two Military Spy Telescopes To NASA – Powerful Than Hubble
You can also press the left/right arrow key on your keyboard to go to previous/next post
  On June 5, 2012(2 years, 5 months ago.)

Recent Products

Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Compare  

What Do You Think?

Loading Disqus Comments ...
Loading Facebook Comments ...

Recent Search

Recent Tutorials

My tutorial is for those who wants to delete those history partially or fully or to disable those if they want.
This tutorial will show you how to stop those videos in your Android mobile not to play automatically.
This tutorial will help you to Disable Auto-Update Of Android Apps in your Android Device. The steps are quite easy to execute.
This tutorial will help you to clear search history from your Google Play Store in your Android Device. The steps are quite easy to execute.
This tutorial is about restoring your deleted WhatsApp chat history in Android for at most 7 days data.
Today I am going to show you how to save places in Android Google Maps and then retrieving those places in Google Maps from any devices.
Do you know that you can turn a shoe box into a phone projector? Don't believe this? See for yourself inside.
Apple has published a new guide detailing how Android users will be able to switch their contents from Android to iPhone.
The trick will let you to check your Facebook messages in the original app without downloading Messenger and it works with both iPhone or Android phone.
Want to block all disgusting ads from your android device? Read the tutorial to know how you can block ads on your Android and save data.
Close You Have To Login
User:
Pass:
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook