Studying the impact of innovation on business and society

San Jose Mercury News Seeks Commentary on Yahoo’s Tumblr Acquisition from Brian Solis

Brandon Bailey of The San Jose Mercury News covered the Tumblr Yahoo! deal and reached out to Brian Solis for his thoughts.

Following is an excerpt

Many adults already use multiple services for different purposes, such as Facebook for friends, Twitter to follow celebrities and LinkedIn for professional contacts, said Brian Solis, principal analyst at Altimeter Group. But when there are so many alternatives, he added, “Facebook is going to have to compete every day for our attention.”

“We will constantly see larger businesses attempt to gain relevance by acquiring up-and-coming social networks,” Solis said.

Read the full article here.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Join the Newsletter

Sign up for the newsletter.

Stay Connected