Talk:Slide.com

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this should be moved to Slide, Inc.[edit]

i suggest moving this page to "Slide, Inc." because that is the actual name of the company. Slide.com is simply the company's website, but it's most popular products (FunSpace, Top Friends etc.) do not exist on Slide.com, much like Adobe.com is not the actual name of Adobe, Inc. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Arbitrary coherence (talkcontribs) 00:32, 29 August 2008 (UTC)

Oh, but I can explain to you exactly why this page is currently not located at Slide, Inc. and is at Slide.com. Well... first off... just Google it. I got 5,390,000 results for Slide.com... and it's true that there are 42,400,000 results for Slide, Inc., but who knows how many companies go under that name? I know this, because I dug through thirty results and I only found three results for the company (all from the company's own website, mind you). Besides that, it can't be compared to Adobe, Inc. because Adobe is a computer software company (read: it says right in the article here) which is known for a vast variety of products, but probably best for Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Reader. Slide.com is a website. It is a website that produces a line of small things meant to entertain for social networking websites, MySpace and Facebook mainly in particular. You don't see those two at MySpace or Facebook Inc., because they're websites. But if we just called it Slide... well, I guess that could work, but we'd have to disambiguate it... Anyhow, I'd let another editor make that move if something comes up, but I doubt it because I don't think it's notable enough yet. Lady Galaxy 03:33, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

...Profit?[edit]

So, I've done a little searching, but has Slide become profitable yet? --NightMonkey (talk) 22:26, 3 August 2008 (UTC)

Hell yes! If you take the model that most web companies want to grow to the point where a Google or Microsoft buys them, then Slide was immensely successful They were bought by Google! Huge profit!
By the way, for a lot of entrepeneurs, not just in the internet business, their real product is companies -- they start a company, grow it to the point they can sell it for big profit, then move on to create the next company. The fact that you're a customer or employee of that company and you most likely will get completely screwed, well, hey, life is tough. In a lot of situations, you, the customer, are a big part of the sale! You're just collateral... and then you become collateral damage, like when Google recently decided to kill the Slide company and all its projects and products... only a year after they bought it!
Slide had an immensely popular web app called SuperPoke Pets. A lot of folks invested money and emotions into their SuperPoke Pets... little virtual pets you feed and take care of online. Google is going to kill all those little virtual pets which so many invested their hard-earned cash and, most importantly, part of their lives. But hey, the Google folks are arrogant assholes who care as little for people and their needs (like for privacy) as those douchebags at Facebook. I'm not being judgemental or harsh here, I'm being realistic.
Google is what? Oh yeah, it's an advertising comapany, like all those immoral bastards who brought us cigarettes and lung cancer over the years. GOOGLE SUCKS, YOU CAN'T TRUST THEM! -- that's a new bumper sticker I'll have for sale soon over at CafePress. Like Microsoft, Oracle, Adobe, Netflix, AT&T, and recently Godaddy, Google has shown time and time again it's willing to screw its partners and customers, and continue acting like arrogant self-serving pricks whose you-know-what don't smell. And you know the sad part? Though they sometimes pull this crap for greed or power or evil, they mostly do it because they are incompetent boobs. They are so full of themselves they start believing their own press releases. Boobs. Incompetent. Destroying the capitalist system one customer, one screwed-up company at at time. --sign me disgusted 76.230.109.215 (talk) 18:32, 3 January 2012 (UTC)