6 Digital Concepts That Matter for Facebook Meta (2 of 3) (Tech Strategy – Daily Article)

Facebook is one of the most dominant digital platforms in the world, with over 2.8 billion monthly active users and 10 million advertisers. But what are the digital concepts that enable Facebook to achieve such scale and reach? This article explores six key concepts that matter for Facebook’s tech strategy: network effects, data network effects, platform business models, digital superpowers, digital dragons, and digital competition.

Facebook Meta is Mostly 4 Networks and 2 Platforms (Tech Strategy – Podcast 193)

Facebook Meta is not just one thing, but a collection of different products and services that work together to create a powerful tech ecosystem. In this podcast, Jeff Towson breaks down the four networks (Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger) and two platforms (Oculus and Spark AR) that form the core of Meta’s strategy. He explains how each network and platform serves a different purpose, attracts a different audience, and generates a different revenue stream. He also analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of Meta’s approach, and what it means for the future of social media and augmented reality.

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Facebook Meta is 4 Communications Networks, 2 Audience-Builders and Some Powerful Psych Hacking (1 of 3) (Tech Strategy – Daily Article)

Facebook Meta is one of the most fascinating and influential companies in the world. But what exactly is it? How does it create value and competitive advantages? In this article, Jeff Towson, a professor of investment and digital strategy, provides a comprehensive analysis of Facebook Meta’s business model. He reveals how the company operates four different communications networks, two audience builders, and some powerful psych-hacking techniques that shape user behavior and preferences. By understanding these aspects, you can gain a deeper insight into Facebook Meta’s current and future plans, as well as the implications for other businesses and society.

Threads Will Beat Twitter (Assuming Good Engagement and Product Market Fit) (Tech Strategy – Podcast 171)

In this episode of the Tech Strategy Podcast, Jeff Towson explores the potential of Threads to surpass Twitter, given the right product-market fit. He provides a detailed analysis of both platforms, their strengths, weaknesses, and potential growth trajectories. Don’t miss this insightful discussion on the future of social media platforms.

How WeChat Became the Everything App (Tech Strategy – Podcast 167)

In this week’s podcast, we focus on the phenomenon of WeChat, an app that has embedded itself into daily life as the ‘everything app’. I provide a strategic breakdown of how WeChat managed to achieve this status. Tune in to understand the graphics, slides, and insights shared on this platform, also available on iTunes and Google Podcasts

Yes, OpenAI and Google Will Likely Have Moats in Generative AI (Tech Strategy – Podcast 164)

In this episode of the Tech Strategy podcast, Jeff Towson discusses the future of generative AI and how OpenAI and Google are likely to have moats in this technology. He explains how these companies are using their vast amounts of data to train their models and how this will make it difficult for competitors to catch up. Towson also talks about the potential applications of generative AI and how it could change the way we live and work.