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Twitter should fear Facebook
By Dave Winer on Friday, September 23, 2011 at 1:06 PM.

Celebs will understand the features they added. They've turned Facebook into a perfect platform for actors, basketball players, Newt Gingrich (if he ever gets a clue) and the next despot to rise in the third world (which could easily be the USA). #

A picture named silo.gifAnd most celebs totally don't mind being owned by megacorps. Most of them are, already.  #

I think when we look back we'll see the big stone Twitter left unturned was not making deals with their users to keep them from wandering too far.  #

They put golden handcuffs on engineers (or try to), but they let another class of valuable relationships remain uncompensated. #

I think this is where UGC becomes too simple a model for tech firms. #

And makes much more urgent the creation of great celebrity platforms that do not live inside megacorp silos. #

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