How could blockchain disrupt Facebook's business?

A decentralized version of Facebook is likely to gain momentum. There are many people who simply wait for something different to come onto the stage. The cornerstone that future platforms should embrace is decentralization. If users unite around the idea that no single company should have that much control over their personal data, a decentralized platform's success becomes very likely. Right now, even if they don't admit it, Facebook manage user experience in order to boost advertising revenue. Of course, this isn't optimal for user happiness, and in fact, there are studies that have shown that people feel better when they spend less time on Facebook. A decentralized platform would have the ...

Get Blockchain for Business 2019 now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.