The number 13 is not very lucky for Facebook with 2015 about to start. Social jobs and career community Glassdoor released the 2015 version of its 50 Best Places to Work list, and Facebook placed at No. 13, down markedly from its fifth-place finish on Glassdoor’s 2014 list, and No. 1 on the 2013 installment.
Facebook is moving to position itself as the hub of all interest-based communities (Pinterest, Spotify, Foodspotting, and Goodreads, for example) with its open graph platform. The people we follow in these networks are not necessarily our friends, but people whose content interests us. At the end of the day, all of these communities are peer-to-peer. Facebook can reimagine two big peer-to-peer markets with real identity, discovery, and imitation enabled by open graph at the center.