Facebook and Google+ are in the midst of the great social race. They’re gobbling up small startups that will enhance their offerings (such as facial- and voice-recognition software) as the latest Google offering looks to take its one-time target out for good.
Heck, Facebook was obviously so threatened by Google+ that it went out and tried to surreptitiously smear its newest, biggest competitor since Myspace with a plan that backfired with embarrassing results. Judging by the ovation Google+ was met with, Facebook’s concerns were reasonable.
Now, we’ll watch over the next 24 months as each of these Internet titans slug it out