[QODLink]
Inside Story

Facebook at 10: Hip or Has-been?

After more than a billion Likes, is the love affair with Facebook fading?

Last updated: 05 Feb 2014 02:39
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

Facebook is marking its 10th anniversary - with more than a billion users around the world. What started as a social networking site to connect universities has grown into a global phenomenon.

And it is a huge business worth more than $150 billion.

But is the fun fading in the face of cooler competitors? How much of a problem is privacy? Are we in danger of losing the skill and will to communicate in person? Or is further global success just a click away?

Presenter: Dareen Abughaida

Guests:

Nino Kader - the CEO of Spark Digital

Matt Rhodes - the director of FreshMinds Digital Strategy Consultancy

Pavan Dubbal - an advocate and cyber crime specialist at the Supreme Court of India

123

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
People
Country
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
Featured
Libya has seen a blossoming of media outlets, but the media landscape is as polarised as the politics on the streets.
As nuclear age approaches eighth decade, visitors flock to historic bomb craters at New Mexico test sites.
Venezuela's president lacks the charisma and cult of personality maintained by the late Hugo Chavez.
Despite the Geneva deal, anti-government protesters in Ukraine's eastern regions don't intend to leave any time soon.
Since independence, Zimbabwe has faced food shortages, hyperinflation - and several political crises.
join our mailing list