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Jun 3, 2008

Growth of Facebook Among Boomers

I have just connected with 6 friends from MIT at Facebook. After 30 years, the exchange of email has been nostalgic, informative, and enjoyable.

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Recently, the press has pointed to concern for Facebook's continued growth. Facebook App fatigue, uncontrolled news feeds, and increasing spam mail have been identified as causes. 

Silicon Alley Insider wrote about Facebook's branding problem - that the public brands Facebook as a trend among college kids - only. 

It seems to me that Facebook needs to attract more age groups, like boomers. If they can't break the barrier, then they will suffer the fate of niche products. In the meantime, I'm having fun connecting with boomers.

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