Facebook‘s sliding stock price has at least one hedge fund manager predicting a dismal decade ahead for the social network.
“In five to eight years they are going to disappear in the way that Yahoo has disappeared,” Ironfire Capital founder Eric Jackson told the CNBC show Squawk on the Street on Monday... - Facebook Will Disappear by 2020, Says Analyst
A colleague of mine recounted a recent family escape to the mountains, complaining that a massive white billboard suddenly hijacked the Norman Rockwell scene of emerald trees and endless fields. Seconds later, her 10-year-old daughter curiously screeched out, "MOM, what's a 'lip-po'?"... - How Consumers Will One Day Pay to Avoid Tasteless Ads for Liposuction
If your organization needs help figuring out what to do in mobile, Google wants to help you out in the form of a “playbook” for the industry.
Called The Mobile PlayBook: The Busy Executive’s Guide to Winning with Mobile, Google’s guide offers tips on how your company can better take advantage of mobile. The book — which is actually a mobile website — starts by asking five “crucial mobile questions” it says every business executive should be asking today:
1. How does mobile change our value proposition?
2. How does mobile impact our digital destinations?
3. How is our organization adapting to mobile?
4. How should our marketing adapt to mobile?
5. How can we connect with our tablet audience?
It’s for real: Planetary Resources, the world’s newest and most audacious space company, is set to start prospecting near-Earth asteroids by the end of 2013.
The asteroid-mining startup, backed by billionaires such as Google’s Larry Page, Eric Schmidt and famed director James Cameron, held its launch event Tuesday at the Museum of Flight in Seattle... - World’s First Asteroid Mining Company will Blast Off in 2013
The Facebook advertising rates have gone up 41% since last year. That is an amazing rise in price when you consider that in the same time period Facebook has started showing more ads per page. With the increased quantity of ads the prices should have actually decreased, but in a great turn of events for Facebook the prices managed to increase... - The Future of Facebook Advertising