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TechCrunch

Facebook grew to 1 billion users by adding massive value on top of what came before it. Specifically, authenticated identity. There may be no greater leap forward that another social network could take, and that’s why Facebook will hold the social networking crown for a long time.

What’s emerged is network effect incarnate. No feature, no user interface, and no marketing campaign can trump that. Sorry, startups.

If you want someone to sign up for something, you have to give them a reason why. Either something critical they’re not already getting or the new opportunity to connect with the people they care about.

But there might not be anything as critical as the ability to be your real self on the Internet. And Facebook has aggressively evolved to build in functionality that takes advantage of that, including communication without avatars, easy registration on other apps, playing games with friends, and Like buttons…

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