By creating an independent, peer-to-peer 'mesh' network among devices, users could wrest the Web free from the hubs of giant corporations.
Shares have fallen lately, perhaps on concerns over how the social network is allocating its capital.
While most digital natives know how to connect with people they already know, they aren't as good at using social networking to boost their careers.
If I'm right, we'll all have to deal with a phenomenon that is just getting started.
The social-media network appears to be making an effort to warn users about oversharing their posts.
No matter what the market does next, don't be left holding these losers.
The social media company shouldn't be changing its core product in its quest for growth.
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