(image) I know you all know that Apple has cut a deal to integrate Facebook, because of the relentless coverage of Apple’s developer conference this week. However, I just saw this story from ATD:
Apple’s Ping to End With a Thud in Next Release of iTunes
And thought to myself – “Hey, didn’t I predict that a while back?”
Every year I write predictions, and every July 1 or so, I see how I’ve been doing. So I went back to my 2012 predictions, and nope, it wasn’t there. Ah, time flies….it was in 2011 that I wrote, as Prediction #6:
Apple will attempt to get better at social networking, fail, and cut a deal with Facebook.
I was only off by six months! My half-year “how’m I doing?” post will be out soon….
4 thoughts on “Apple To Kill Ping, Add Facebook”
Patience is the virtue of those who forecast! I’m looking forward to all the new social media apps that can re-coop some of the meaning we started with.
Over enough time though… . No. Really, nice – you nailed it. How?
I don’t think so, Apple believes on themselves. They don’t care what others do.
Apple is very populair with people I figure Google Android will be the true
future of smartphones. In the end the big Google machine will run down the
Apple competitor in the end.