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Cold Takes: Giants

by M.G. Siegler

Events from Facebook

Facebook has a mixed track record (at best) when it comes to spinning-out services from its main app. For the massive successes (Messenger) there are huge flops (basically everything else). But this one makes a lot of sense to me (and seems well done). Facebook is a quiet -- as "quiet" as a service with over a billion active users can be -- juggernaut when it comes to events. Anecdotally: for a handful of "classy" events, I get Paperless Post invites. For everything else these days, it's Facebook.


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