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Google+, No Room For You in Social Network Arena: LinkedIn CEO

Google+, No Room For You in Social Network Arena: LinkedIn CEO | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner made his thoughts about where Google+ fits in the social network arena known to the public at an event this week.

Weiner believes that with Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn well established in the market and people already spending a good amount of time on them, you have no room or even "any free time" for one additional social networking platform.
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LinkedIn CEO says Google+ vs Facebook is a deathmatch

LinkedIn CEO says Google+ vs Facebook is a deathmatch | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner sees no way Facebook and Google+ can both exist, and says it's likely Google+ will come out on the losing end of the battle.
Weiner obviously has a slanted view on the social networking market because in his mind, no matter what the other players are, LinkedIn will always be relevant, which certainly can be disputed.
But, on a meta level, he had a pretty salient observation of social network functions in a recent Business Insider article.
There are three main, distinct purposes for a social network: "microcasting" all the latest goings-on in your life (Twitter), managing your professional life (LinkedIn), and connecting with friends and family.
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Google+ will be squeezed out of social world, says LinkedIn CEO

Google+ will be squeezed out of social world, says LinkedIn CEO | The Google+ Project | Scoop.it
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner raised a few eyebrows Monday when he forecast the demise of Google+, which has been attracting attention and gaining momentum.
Speaking at a Churchill Club event in Santa Clara, Calif., on Monday, Weiner was reportedly asked if there is a limit to the number of social networks that can successfully exist. He said there is a limit and predicted that Google+will fail in the shadow of Facebook.
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