Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 20th Jul 2012 00:59 UTC
Google "Google today announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. 'Google standalone had a strong quarter with 21% year-on-year revenue growth, and we launched a bunch of exciting new products at I/O - in particular the Nexus 7 tablet, which has received rave reviews,' said Larry Page, CEO of Google, 'This quarter is also special because Motorola is now part of the Google family, and we're excited about the potential to build great devices for users.'"
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the setup of it all is not like facebook where you can physically track a person down that you disagree with


When i was in Cambodia and used facebook non of the adds were in champa, and seriously.. Almost none of the champa populace would understand english ads and much less buy something from those ads.

When you used FB ...was that when you were logged, I presume? I'd guess FB can localise ads also per user, not only per coordinates.

Overall, the dynamics of such services tend to be too chaotic (like with social networks in general - the people kind) to predict a real demise or rise at this point in time. And FB might be just settling itself into long-term equilibrium in the west.

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