Google, Facebook and Microsoft: the social network battle for the internet user, online ad revenues and WWW dominance

Bing facebook google Facebook's announcements on F8 (read here) clearly are yet another sign that there is a lot going on in the battle between the top online properties. It's about the internet user (yes, about eyeballs too) and about ad revenue. In fact, it's about domination on the WWW.

What do you think Zuckerberg really said when stating yesterday that the purpose was to “make Facebook the centre of the increasingly social and more personalised experience that people encounter when they use the Internet” and that it wants to enable other websites and online applications to share information across the user base of Facebook (that counts 400 million people…).

What he really said was “the battle is really open now, Google”. And it's all about us: the "users".

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Facebook F8: the main announcements and a small fairy tale

Mark zuckerberg I guess no one needs this blog to know about all the new features Facebook plans to roll out (and has rolled out).

Yesterday, the company killed the fans. And today it’s creating a lot of excitement and buzz with an avalanche of new features, services and partnerships on its F8 developer event.

What can I offer you? A summary of what has been and is being announced and a fairy tale.

First the summary.

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