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The Modern-day Trojan Horse

Facebook’s betrayal of its subsidiaries, and its slow suicide.

“Facebook is increasingly perceived as a negative in society” — David Kirkpatrick on Bloomberg live

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Major staff departures in 2018 (Photographs via Bloomberg)

Oculus has become a different beast

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The road-map was changed

Instagram and Messenger’s deliberate inhibition

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Creeping integration, with convenience as a subterfuge

WhatsApp is the next victim

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In-app advertisements have consumed two thirds of the Facebook IM ecosystem

“I sold my users’ privacy… I live with that every day”

Too big to ignore, not too big to fall

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Daily active users in millions chart shows slowing growth (via October 30th 2018 Q3 earnings release)

Stock prices are feelings the effects of this collection of mistakes.

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Stock price of Facebook over the past five years

Last words and the future

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