Will Network Services Take Over the Web?

I was taken by a slide in Sean Parker’s presentation to the Web 2.0 Summit where he predicts that network services will take over from information services. The two service types are:


This is a bold prediction, and although unique access trends are currently running in favour of social networks and network services my feeling is the thought is premature. I don’t think the trend has gone unnoticed at Google and Bing, and we are already seeing new social networking services being built on to the offerings of the information services providers. A good battle is in the offing.

Via a MG Siegler post at TechCrunch


About Michael Rees
Academic in IT interested in Web 2.0 and social media

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