Marine analogies for Google and Facebook

John Moe May 13, 2010

We were sitting around the office talking about the difference in the ways Google gets information from the way Facebook does. I figure Google is like a shark.

Always swimming, always gathering up information, constantly patrolling.

Facebook waits for you to come to it. Positions itself accordingly. Facebook is an angler fish.

But instead of a light on its head, it holds up your classmate from third grade and lets you swim on up. See? Now you understand.

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