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|User Info||Facebook IPO: Just Don't; entered at 2012-05-07 11:34:42|
Facebook is too massive for me to so much as guess to its future, save that I do think its current IPO projections with a value of $100B are completely hilarious. Compare to other similar sized companies. Microsoft is $250B. Coca cola is $175B. So Facebook is more than half the company of Coke? I don't think so.|
" The majority of my "friends" are people who had been in my life at sometime over the last 20 years..90% of which I haven't seen or actually TALKED to in years, but were all to happy to show me their vacation homes and trophy hunts (wives and game). When I started seeing some of these people with 1500 friends I had to laugh. This IS a fad..a race to "I have the most friends" - it reminded me of high school. "
It has fad aspects. However, having a presence online is not going away; facebook is more or less just what myspace was, which is what "my own home page" was years prior.
Like you I was getting more and more "friends" and realized that there's a reason I don't talk to my highschool graduating class anymore. I've since removed more than half the list and have only 50 I actually give a damn about on there. I know people with 1000+ friends. They don't ever talk, or know the majority of them. They're just using it like a self-marketing campaign.