Facebook’s bet on mobile

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In 2012 Facebook became a “mobile-first” platform. By betting on mobile, Facebook created value for its users and increased its ad value capture, positioning itself to compete against Google.

Barnes & Noble: Playing the Digital Game All Wrong

By now, many of us have forgotten that Barnes & Noble attempted to compete against the likes of Apple and Amazon in the e-reader/tablet market with their ill-fated Nook. Barnes & Noble invested significantly in R&D and actually produced some great devices, so why did they fail? In hindsight, it’s easy to see that Barnes & Noble was playing the digital game all wrong.