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If Facebook Killing Innovation By Copying Snap?

Facebook copying every single Snapchat feature will ultimately squelch innovation, says industry watcher Ben Thomson. “The problem is that Facebook isn’t simply a social network: the service is a three-sided market -- users, content providers, and advertisers -- and while the basis of Facebook’s dominance is in the network effects that come from connecting all of those users, said dominance has seeped to those other sides,” Thomson writes.

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