Can you imagine your facebook account shut down after years of uploading all your precious memories? Honestly, I also feel like Facebook is responsible for me being able to get in touch with so many past classmates and finding friends I haven’t talked to in years. How about all those chats via the walls? It’s like all those funny conversations basically disappeared?
Well, it may be a possibility. Facebook has grown too big for it’s britches. In this Businessweek article, Facebook is reported desperately seeking cash to finance it’s operations. At one time, the wunderkind Mark Zuckerberg was compared to William Gates, but now he may just become another dot bomb CEO if his management skills don’t start to step up. Perhaps it’s not just him that’s the question though at the company. I wouldn’t honestly want to be the Chief Operations Officer. The COO may be blamed for the lack of foresight in the traffic. I remember my days in Doubleclick where that job was literally impossible. It’s so hard to predict and the hardware costs are enormous. The bandwidth issues, the storage issues, the database issues… I would be stressed out. Continue reading