| June 27, 2012

User-Created Digital Monopolies on the Social Web


  1. Posted June 27, 2012 at 11:03 am | Permalink

    Great article, Samii! 

  2. Ken
    Posted July 21, 2012 at 8:36 pm | Permalink

    FB rises above its competitors because having higher population is intrinsically better for this product. That acts a huge barrier to entry because few people are going to join a new social network that has only a few of their friends on, not to mention none of the thousands of photos they've already uploaded to FB. 

    • Posted July 22, 2012 at 10:37 am | Permalink

      Completely agreed. That's a big part of why I wrote the post. I think it's really interesting how what is popular is being almost completely driven by users now.

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