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Here's Why Google and Facebook Might Completely Disappear in the Next 5 Years

Here's Why Google and Facebook Might Completely Disappear in the Next 5 Years

http://www.forbes.com/sites/ericjackson/2012/04/30/heres-why-google-and-facebook-might-completely-disappear-in-the-next-5-years/

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