TALK BACK: Will Google+ Displace Facebook?

By Jonathan Marino — 5 years ago

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


If LinkedIn’s Market Cap Is $9.8B, Facebook May Be Worth $80B

By Mark Boslet — 5 years ago

So now we know how much LinkedIn is worth in today’s frenzied market for social Internet stocks. What does this say about online cousin Facebook? It actually offers several valuable data points, and suggests the king of social networking could receive a market cap ranging from $50 billion to $80 billion as a public company. […]