Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 15th Oct 2009 20:18 UTC
Google "There are countless pundits and other tech gurus describing Google Wave as a disappointment, lately. Most of that seems to come from the fact that nobody seems to get what Wave is for. So they compare it to social media. Is Wave the next Twitter? Nope. Is it the next Facebook? Nope. Is it going to replace Instant Messengers? Possibly, in some circumstances, but not any time soon." Read more here.
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by Beachchairs on Thu 15th Oct 2009 20:48 UTC
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2009-04-10

From the release video here http://wave.google.com/help/wave/about.html#video they make it pretty clear that it isn't supposed to be a Facebook/Twitter/etc killer, but rather an email replacement.

In fact, he explicitly states it "is email if it was invented today."

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