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@stoweboyd: Ditto has been acquired by Groupon. Jyri Engestrom is now director of product management there. http://t.co/lIONdIp9 Ditto turns off 30 Apr
April 19, 2012 at 04:11AM via http://bit.ly/J8H2wL
Have to admit that it seemed like Ditto wasn’t catching on, and given the 30 April shutdown of the service, this could be a talent acquisition (or ‘acqui-hire’). We’ll have to keep looking at what Jyri and team cook up there, but there is always the possibility that Jyri will wander off and do something new.
Starting to remind me of Microsoft a decade ago, when they were trying to win on seven or eight fronts — PC O/S, IM, email, mobile phones, game systems, corporate IT, office apps, etc. — and meanwhile the web came along and screwed everything up, and gave serious advantages to others.
Now Facebook is fighting on seven fronts on so, and something is coming to upend their position at the center of today’s web: social O/S. Watch out, Zuck.
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