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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Technology in the days of Myspace (remember, that's 13+ years now) has changed so dramatically. I don't see Facebook being replaced by a new shiny thing yet. But it'll take a shiny ass thing to replace Facebook.

Nov 20, 2018 01:16 PM
Rainmaker
4,600,807
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Things change. 

Nov 20, 2018 12:54 PM
Rainmaker
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Anita Clark
Coldwell Banker Access Realty ~ 478.960.8055 - Warner Robins, GA
Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA

It is evil and I would highly encourage all the other agents in my market to delete their accounts. ;-). 

Nov 20, 2018 03:24 PM
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Katerina Gasset
The Gasset Group & Get It Done For Me Virtual Services - Provo, UT
Amplify Your Real Estate & Life Dreams!

Facebook is staying. Their stocks are still healthy. Their business is sound. And they are doing an amazing job , much better than google, on ads, their targeting is great and the FB AI is a game changer. 

So is the Facebook messenger chat bots - huge game changer. This is the future, robots and AI. And FB is right on top of it with messenger. More people download the FB messenger APP to their mobile devices than all other APPs. 

Facebook owns Instagram- which was a brilliant business move. 

FB is having a bit of an issue with launching their own TV and movie streaming because it is not as native as their other channels. 

Facebook bought WHATSAPP, which is a huge move, smart move, and a great back story. 

WHATSAPP is how most people in Europe talk to each other on their mobile devices for free, way better than Skype. 

And I believe that FB is just scrathing the surface of its potential. 

Nov 20, 2018 09:04 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The RIGHT CHARLOTTE REALTOR!

I don't think it'll go away anytime soon - at least it will have to be replaced by something bigger and better, if so.

There are a small number of people who have abandoned FB but, for the most part, my family, high school & college friends and clients are still communicating there...so, I have to be there! 

Nov 20, 2018 03:03 PM
Rainmaker
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Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

I believe FB needs to realize that the platform cannot be 'all things to all people' and it should focus on its' base business. Get that right, then perhaps expand.

Nov 20, 2018 12:50 PM
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961,257
Pete Xavier
Investments to Luxury - Pacific Palisades, CA
Outstanding Agent Referrals-Nationwide

Facebook will maintain relevancy for decades to come, despite some attrition, IMO. I have managed ads on FB, it helps pay the bills, to say the least!

Nov 20, 2018 12:26 PM
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Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY

There is too much money on the table for what's his name to let it go away!

Nov 20, 2018 12:10 PM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Lots of continuing issues but not going away anytime soon.

Nov 20, 2018 12:36 PM
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Joyce Marsh
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Daytona Beach, FL
Joyce Marsh Homes

I do believe that it has lost some of its popularity but I think it will still be around for some time.

Nov 20, 2018 12:27 PM
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Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Group Valencia & Aliso Viejo

I don't see Facebook being like My Space simply because of the manner in which it was monetized.  There will be a new platform that becomes more prevalent but Facebook should be around for many decades in my opinion.

Nov 20, 2018 11:48 AM
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Anthony Kirlew
Group 46:10 Network @ eXp Realty - Gilbert, AZ
Helping You Make Fiscally Sound Real Estate Deals!

Certainly here to stay. MySpace was likely ahead of it's time, but the technology did not evolve well either.

Nov 20, 2018 07:46 PM
Rainmaker
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

I think it is here to stay.

Nov 20, 2018 04:34 PM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

Facebook is here to stay. They will change and adapt. 

Nov 20, 2018 04:19 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I don't think it's going anywhere. It might evolve into something somewhat different, but it's here to stay.

Nov 20, 2018 03:06 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Fred,

FB is busy firing people and reorganizing... Here is an article that we recently read re their situation.  There are in a heap of issues!  A

Nov 20, 2018 01:48 PM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Broker Retired

It's supposedly on it's way out but 'kids' don't buy houses do they?

Nov 20, 2018 01:18 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

Only time will tell.  I do not like the way FB dictates how or when I am to respond. It feels like ZTR ... respond within 2.5 seconds or you suck!  That is not my gig and I will not succumb to that nonsense on FB. 

Nov 20, 2018 01:05 PM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

Fred Griffin I agree with much of what Tony Lewis said except I believe that in 10 years it will be totally irrelevant if not totally forgotten.

Nov 20, 2018 12:15 PM
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

I think it is here to stay, though I wish it would go. -K

Nov 20, 2018 12:14 PM
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Sybil Campbell
Fernandina Beach, FL
Referral Agent Amelia Island Florida

I know several people who have recently gotten off of Facebook. 

Nov 20, 2018 12:04 PM
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Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Evolution - 447 Boston Street, Suite #5, Topsfield, MA - Topsfield, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

I think FB will have to make some changes as more international entities enter the space. They'll stay BUT will they be the dominant player, is the question in my head.

Nov 21, 2018 05:31 AM
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL

Really? 

Good to know. 

Thank you, Fred.

Nov 20, 2018 08:01 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTAcondos.com
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

I hope so

Nov 20, 2018 05:12 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

FB will be fine.

Nov 20, 2018 09:26 PM
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Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

No kidding?!

Nov 20, 2018 07:24 PM
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Mike Cooper, Broker VA,WV
Cornerstone Business Group Inc - Winchester, VA
Your Neighborhood Real Estate Sales Pro

Fred, I know the stock was in trouble today. It was taking a pretty good hit the last time I checked in.

Nov 20, 2018 07:03 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

It lost me in 2016.

Nov 20, 2018 05:46 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

800 pound gorilla is not pushed here and there...However I have no use for it

Nov 20, 2018 05:08 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

no idea.

Nov 21, 2018 04:38 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Oswego, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Time will tell! Some huge issues out there!

Nov 21, 2018 06:10 AM
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Ron Tissier
Chapman Hall Premier Realtors (404) 580-9069 - Atlanta, GA
Defining Homes. Defining Lifestyles.

With negative press and stories (like this one posted just today) below, it's hard to see how FB can continue. 

https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/ny-news-delete-facebook-question-20181219-story.html

If not for my biz page, https://www.facebook.com/AtlantaLuxuryHomesForSale/  I would have bailed long ago.

Cheers!

Dec 20, 2018 07:35 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

It is getting in trouble lots lately

Nov 27, 2018 11:19 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Well for me I would not miss it. But someting else would start up

Nov 26, 2018 07:17 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Still think many are on FB, we just all have to change our passwords often.

Nov 25, 2018 07:21 AM
Rainmaker
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

Will billions of users, I think it will be around a while. There are similar companies like facebook in other countries.

Nov 22, 2018 05:48 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

It will evenutally fade.  The millenials left it because their parents got on it and with the emphasis on targeting millenials these days, FB won't be getting those dollars.  I think more and more people will eventually leave and it will become another myspace.  Those that are still there use it, but it's a footnote in history.

Nov 21, 2018 10:02 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I can't see it going, but I see reduced importance.

Nov 21, 2018 06:54 AM