Bebo. Friendster. MySpace. All great social networks that have come and gone in what the history books will call a blip, a blink of an eye. Of course, they are still in existence, but when you pit them against the almost insanely powerful Facebook, they pale into almost complete insignificance. Twitter, which is more of a micro-blogging tool than a social network, is the only viable competitor to Facebook, and even that is a debatable statement.
In truth, Facebook commands what must be one of the greatest monopolies in the relatively recent history of the technology industry. I mean, even Microsoft’s Windows has it’s competitors, despite their comparatively diminutive stature. But, will Facebook ever come crashing down?