Predictions of the end of Facebook
Various publications and commentators have offered a range of predictions of the end of Facebook, a social media website established in 2004.
Commentators have predicted Facebook's end for causes including a declining user base, legal difficulties of being a closed platform, inability to generate revenue, inability to offer user privacy, inability to adapt to mobile platforms, inability to negotiate with the Chinese government, or Facebook ending itself to present a next generation replacement.
Commentators have predicted Facebook's end for scandals including Facebook's participation in Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections, and the March 2018 Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data scandal.
- Heaven, Will (14 June 2011). "Is this the beginning of the end for Facebook?". The Daily Telegraph. Archived from the original on 14 March 2012.
- Worstall, Tim (15 June 2011). "The End of Facebook". Forbes.
- Silverman, Matt (13 June 2012). "The End of Facebook: What Will It Take to Kill the King of Social?". Mashable.
- Bilton, Nick (27 October 2017). "This Could Be the End of Facebook". Vanity Fair.
- Shaw, C. Mitchell (2 April 2018). "Is This the Beginning of the End of Facebook?". The New American. John Birch Society.
- Connolly, Marshall (12 April 2018). "Is the end of Facebook near? How regulation could kill the world's largest social network". Catholic Online.
- Christie, Caroline (21 March 2018). "Imagining, for the first time, the end of Facebook". Document Journal.