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Facebook Will Not Kill Google

There’s been a lot of talk on the Internet about how Facebook has the upper hand on Google in search and therefore Google is dead; this due to Facebook’s extraordinarily vast amount of social data. Stories such as Why Google Wont Survive the Facebook Threat and TechCrunch’s assessment of Google’s dataset as being an ossified relic akin to the Dead Sea Scrolls all paint of picture of Google’s algorithm chasing down “fossilized” content.  Claiming something is dead when it isn’t is merely media power-word talk to get eyeballs and we should be critical of such headlines and stories. Continue reading