03 Feb '12, 9pm

Google's biz model is threatened by FB, fanboy @johnbattelle thinks the web's dead ignoring threat GOOG poses to web.

Thanks John, very thought inducing post that even prompted me to comment. I agree with Colin that the web as we currently know it is a transient state and that it will be impossible to maintain a frontier mentality. The only people who like a wilderness are pioneers, the bulk of the population wants to live comfortably in suburbs. But at the same time we’re only starting to scratch the surface of what ‘the web’ could look like and is possible of. And i don’t think there is a joint effort or conspiracy to make the web less open. It’s just companies who once were disruptive, growing up, noticing the disruption around them and running scared. Google as a company seems to have been caught off guard by FB in the last few years and is now exhibiting a knee jerk reaction by forcing users into their own garden. Apple on the other hand seems to have been a lot more comfortable dest...

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