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The Facebook search plateau

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanJune 19, 2012 4:48 AM

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I check on this every 6 months or so. Here's the search trend for Facebook:

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Everyone basically knows about Facebook now. Contrast this with Twitter:

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All that being said, Twitter has such a smaller footprint compared to Facebook that it seems obvious that it will "peak" far below Facebook in both mindshare and public utilization. I do find it interesting that Facebook peaked literally months about The Social Network.

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