Facebook – fool if you think it’s over?

I came across two articles today which are related – one informing us that Facebook had finally made it to number 1 in a league of social networking sites:


 and the other telling us that minining the social netspace for business is a waste of time and energy.


Like many things in life I was a late comer to Facebook and within a few weeks of me joining was being told by all and sundry that Facebook was a spent force and that all the cool kids were probably going elsewhere.  My first thought was ‘Thank God – no more being poked by a dead sheep’ or whatever, followed by a quick examination of how many contacts I had in Facebook overlapped with contacts in my E-Mail directory.

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