Highlights and takeaways from the Venture Summit Silicon Valley 2012, featuring thought leaders in tech and business.
Many brands are boosting their investments in social business platforms, but CMOs are too often focused on next quarter’s numbers, failing to insulate themselves against platforms’ business risks. Find out how brand execs can insulate themselves by moving to make their relationships and networks portable.
Facebook will remain the dominant popular social network in many markets for many years, and it won’t have to worry about being “displaced” by another social network the way that it displaced MySpace. In the near term, this lack of competition will give the company some breathing room, but a more daunting threat awaits: the waning of social network pure plays’ influence by 2017.
Image by RedKoala on BigStockPhoto Why Facebook will find it hard to monetize the social graph This is first of a three-part series on Facebook as an investment. Coming up: • Facebook will remain king, but social pure plays will fade • Brands: How to cut your exposure to Facebook business risk If Facebook’s […]
Web 2.0 investment strategy uses a new adoption model to prepare for the Web 2.0 boom and bust by understanding and managing risks of applying social networks to business and government.