Hmm, looks like Google Wave couldn't even make friends with other social networking sites.
Is there *anyone* outside of Google and Facebook who has ever heard of FriendFeed?
FriendFeed – a photo, message and image-sharing website created by former Googlers in 2007 and scooped up by Facebook two years later – has signed its own death warrant. The firm said in a blog post on Monday that the service, which has been "maintained" ever since Mark Zuckerberg's company acquired FriendFeed, would be axed …
First in the event of a major service shutdown the maintainer should need to keep things online for 30 days and provide export in a standards friendly way. Second, originally the service wasn't Google or Facebook. Facebook users weren't going to use it because it wasn't Facebook and once it was purchased by Facebook non Facebook users who weren't noobs weren't going to touch it either. I think this put the site in a rather impossible position. It's really annoying to see web giants buy and destroy interesting companies.
made a relatively useless/redundant "service" that collapses due to lack of interest, still the creators made more money in that period of time than most of the entire world will ever earn in their lifetimes.
No stinky bubbles here, that's the jacuzzi, honest!
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