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We’re becoming slaves to our social networks – and that’s not a bad thing. You like your favorite networks, so do you friends, and pretty…
Think of Slide as a giant media network for people to transmit information. The content that’s in there now has been provided by users –…
Media is very different from financial services. People are very fickle and very vocal. They believe that things should be one way and not the…
If you can work a brand successfully into the narrative of your product, then it’s really cool. Then people actually take the brand up and…
Technology has come a long way since PayPal.
If we compare the two, Facebook is currently a superior place to market a product like Slide. Twitter is more like a general distribution agent.…
If you’re building a social product, you’re still living in the last century if your product doesn’t work on Facebook.
If I see what you’re up to on Facebook but I don’t see your updates on Flickr, I’ll still care about Facebook.
I never wear suits.
You can’t get married to any one particular plan. That is the biggest lesson I learned at PayPal.
Right now, nearly all the apps on Facebook take a week to build. No more.
I’m trying to build something where people will go every day.
I actually think Facebook made it their business to be close with all of the app developers. They couldn’t have done more.
Facebook and Myspace are the U.S. audience, which is tried and true when it comes to being susceptible to ads.
The single most important top-level trend is the shift to mobile.
I’ve been developing mobile for years before anybody else really thought it was that important.
You’re going to pull out your phone and try to use whatever is the most appropriate app on your iPhone or your Android device. Yelp…
If the game designer produces more content than he can consume per month, some fraction of the people will say more quests, more tests, more…
The world is now awash in data and we can see consumers in a lot clearer ways.
One of the things we did at PayPal was collaborative filtering and machine learning: looking at patterns of human behavior. We used it there to…
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