Facebook Deals was quietly buried last weekend. And no one has really noticed. AllThingsD says that FB Deals was a trial – a successful trial that FB was not willing to invest more into. Sounds like the HP TouchPad kind of trial that is becoming popular these a days.
This news may help Groupon with its IPO. It also gives ammo to folks who say that tech companies should focus – just because you are a great tech company, doesn’t mean you can do anything digital.
- Is Facebook Deals’ Demise A Clobbered Competitor Or A Bad Omen For Groupon? (forbes.com)
- Facebook kills deals after just four months (news.cnet.com)