The NYT's Nick Bilton compares Facebook and Twitter to the tortoise and the hare. "Facebook exploded because it slurped up endless amounts of data about its users," writes Bilton. "This race is not judged by speed, but a stopwatch with a much longer lifespan, one that is tied to trust."

One Response to “Facebook vs. Twitter, and user privacy: slow and steady wins the race?”

  1. Jim Saul says:

    Hell, I don’t even trust Facebook’s IPO underwriter.

    Shenanigans galore:

    http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/05/18/facebooks-debut-marred-by-trading-glitches/

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