“This was the moment that the social network transitioned from MySpace competitor to Google challenger; when Facebook became not just another Web 2.0 startup, but the Web 2.0 startup, one that others could lean on to spur their own growth, Facebook stopped being a wall and started being a platform. Too bad it wouldn’t last.” Pando Daily’s excellent Hamish Mckenzie on Facebook’s gigantic missed opportunity.

+ There’s a social network dedicated to happy moments. Why do I have the feeling Carlos Danger is among the members?