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Zuckerberg Predicts We'll Be Sharing 1,000 Times More In 10 Years

Zuckerberg Predicts We'll Be Sharing 1,000 Times More In 10 Years

by Brad MerrillOctober 20, 2012

If you think people share too much on Facebook now, you’re in for a rough future, at least according to Mark Zuckerberg.

Zuck made the statement in a talk at Y Combinator’s startup school today. He told Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham:

It’s sort of social networking version of Moore’s Law. We expect this rate [of sharing] will double every 10 years. So in 10 years from now, people will be sharing about 1,000 times as many things as they do today.

That’s a pretty big increase. Is there even that much stuff to share? The possibility Zuck seems to be ignoring here is a social crash. People have been arrested over Facebook posts, so maybe we’ll all learn not to share everything all the time. Sure, volume very well may increase, but by 1,000 times? I don’t think so.

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Brad Merrill
Brad Merrill is the founder and former editor of VentureBreak.