In a post on my other blog this week I made the argument that the acquisition of WhatsApp… and the earlier purchase of Instagram by Facebook is an acknowledgement that the FB is really the champion of Web 2.0. And there is a new platform taking over.
Mobile is overtaking Web 2.0 and Facebook and Zuckerberg are choosing likely winners in mobile. This is a compliment to founder Mark Zuckerberg — CEOs are usually unaware as disruptive new products consume market leaders.
- Do you think the disruptive innovation model applies to Facebook?
- Do you think Instagram + WhatsApp are classic Christensen disruptions?
For more see the other post: