Should FAANG be replaced with a new acronym?

eBay / Eng Payment2.0
May 22 21 Comments

Amazon and Google are innovating but Apple, FB, and Netflix are not as great as they used to be. So who's in the new faang?

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TOP 21 Comments
  • New FAGN
    How about F-A-G?
    May 22 0
  • Facebook ⭕w⭕
    MAGA (Microsoft Amazon Google Apple)
    May 22 1
  • GAYFAM - google amazon yahoo facebook alphabet microsoft
    May 22 2
    • Facebook / Eng aizu
      I'm down with this
      May 22
    • Amazon I5swfi
      Including Google and Alphabet in the same acronym 😂
      May 23
  • Uber / Eng sniqiqqity
    APPLUSSSZ, Stylized as A+Z

    AirBnB, Palantir, Pinterest, Lyft, Uber, Slack, Stripe, Zoom

    There’re are various permutations of this, with some companies added or removed, but I’ve seen a quite a few references to the “A+” companies or “A+Z companies”
    May 22 2
    • Facebook d00ng3r
      So FANG represents tech growth stocks...I guess your version is for (mostly) tech loser stocks?
      May 22
    • Uber / Eng sniqiqqity
      ^^ actually I agree with you. The search for a new acronym is dumb. Most of these companies do not have growth stories at worst; have to prove their growth stories at best.

      Engineers forget but FANG is a finance thing not a tech thing. Netflix is barely a tech company.

      We don’t need a new acronym
      May 23
  • Chase / Eng flaw600
    You do realize that FANG is a finance acronym right? It describes the bell weathers for the tech industry (specifically growth stories). It’s still largely accurate
    May 22 1
  • Logitech / Eng sallE2dx
    They need to remove Apple and Netflix. Apple isn't very innovative and Netflix isn't even in Silicon Valley.
    May 22 1
    • Lam Research YKvi23
      When you can get there with a $5 Uber ride you’re still in Silicon Valley
      May 22
  • ThoughtSpot Googleplex
    IDGAF
    May 23 0
  • Google smellypoop
    Tell me what Google is innovating?
    May 23 1
  • Nvidia chocodaddy
    Yes, FAANNG with Nvidia in there ;)
    May 22 1
  • LAME - Lyft Apple Microsoft ECorp
    May 24 0
  • Facebook public2
    Rofl, Jim Cramer will be laughing all the way to the grave.
    May 23 0
  • Microsoft no-sql
    Fanul- Fb, Airbnb, Netflix, Uber and LinkedIn. Recent google offers seem to be shit
    May 22 0

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