How long will Google be around?

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Jun 20 21 Comments

It used to be that tech companies had an IPO early and fizzled after a couple years. That’s not the case anymore, Google is over 20 years old, Facebook 15, Apple and Microsoft are in their 40s. How long will Google be around?

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  • Russell Investments / Project OUqB61
    Google is a criminal organization masquerading as a tech company. They won't last long in their current form.
    Jun 20 4
    • Google rafaNadal
      True.
      We are knife yielding ninjas

      🤦‍♂️
      Jun 20
    • Google Jomalead
      Yeah Russell Investments is part of the the new world order just after Albertsons
      Jun 20
    • Microsoft shambu
      ^ 🔥🔥😂
      Jun 20
    • Russell Investments / Project OUqB61
      We aren't in criminal anti-trust probe.
      Jun 20
  • Google əๅɓoo⅁
    For large companies like Yahoo and Sun it took over 10 years to fizzle out. G will still be around in 20 years.
    Jun 20 0
  • Google / Eng findingout
    Maybe 5 yrs, goog is going to die soon
    Jun 20 4
    • VMware !anything
      Why do you think so?
      Jun 20
    • Google / Eng findingout
      No innovation politics no stock growth
      Jun 20
    • Google rafaNadal
      Look at IBM, Oracle, Microsoft.
      They are also full of politics and no innovation (msft copies AWS. Azure’s own differentiators have mostly flopped)
      Jun 20
    • Uber Necropos
      They are still around though.
      Jun 20
  • Susquehanna International / Eng Kristaps11
    No company can possibly catch up to Google with brute force (in terms of being better from a technical perspective in search, ads, and cataloging the internet). Until the medium of which society looks for information on the internet fundamentally changes Google should be pretty safe. Even with the lack of diversified revenue streams, Google just has an untouchable lockdown on a fundamental pillar of the internet at the moment and for the forseeable future.
    Jun 20 2
    • Google əๅɓoo⅁
      When someone figures out how to stream ads via brain implants, Google’s business may be in trouble. Of course, chances are Google will have a finger in that pie also. Unless we screw it up due to thoughtfulness, SJW protests or what not.
      Jun 20
    • Susquehanna International / Eng Kristaps11
      Or screw it up with shitty product direction 🤷🏽‍♂️

      But like I said not for the foreseeable future lol
      Jun 20
  • Facebook ExPo20
    How and why would the majority on Blind know this?
    Jun 20 0
  • Facebook / Eng e999
    Google is still growing and actively diversifying. It’ll be around for 50 years at least. And so will other faangs
    Jun 20 4
    • Google / Eng findingout
      Are u sure about Facebook? Who will use Facebook
      Jun 20
    • Facebook / Eng e999
      Same people who will use google.
      Jun 20
    • Google / Eng findingout
      I feel both g and f are quite risky. I can imagine alibaba can exceed both in a few yrs
      Jun 20
    • Facebook / Eng e999
      Both companies are quite flexible business-direction wise and have an insane eng talent pool and tech that can literally do anything anyone else can.
      Vr, self driving cars, AI, ML, massive data processing and storage capacity...
      Jun 20
  • Google / Eng findingout
    Do u prefer working at g or f? I know f is moving fast without politics, is that true. What does the promo process look like?
    Jun 20 0