A few weeks ago, someone asked me if I felt Twitter or Facebook would die out first. That’s impossible to answer at this point in time. Both services are going quite strong as of the recording of this video. It’s also not really fair to compare the two, since they are very different from each other.
Some Facebook fanatics hate Twitter… and many Twitter fiends despise Facebook. For that reason alone, I don’t think it’s right to compare the two and try to decide which one will “die” first. Hell, I don’t see either of them fading into oblivion anyway. The number of active users on each site is so astronomical that it boggles the mind to think that either could simply cease to exist.
Both sites work hard to improve upon their foundation and offer even more to their userbase. That is another excellent point in favor of both companies and the longevity of each.
If I had to point to one or the other, I’d have to go with Facebook losing out first. There could be too much backlash over things that the public doesn’t like. The more the site grows, the more negativity there is. Twitter keeps it simple… and sometimes simple is best.
What are your thoughts? Do you feel one site or the other is going to “die” out any time soon?