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If you think Facebook has no competition, just ask Telegram who experienced a spike in registrations during the recent Facebook outage


Facebook is often seen as an untouchable behemoth in the social media realm, a site so big that no competitor can come close. But if you trust Pavel Durov, the founder of messaging app Telegram, even a simple stumble from Facebook like a few hours of outage can have pr
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Switching and retaining users are different things, given it is really hard to get away from facebook.

If I close my account here it is closed, full stop If I close a facebook account it stays dormant just in case.

Before we had facebook, we had myspace, that died, before all that we had usenet, which while still around doesn't have the same user base. Technology comes and goes.

Nothing lasts for ever.



 

If you think Facebook has no competition, just ask Telegram who experienced a spike in registrations during the recent Facebook outage


Facebook is often seen as an untouchable behemoth in the social media realm, a site so big that no competitor can come close. But if you trust Pavel Durov, the founder of messaging app Telegram, even a simple stumble from Facebook like a few hours of outage can have pr
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