Why the Next Facebook won't be built in the Philippines

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Philippines is a regular top 5 user of social networks from Friendster to Facebook to Twitter. It is also a top source of English-speaking able minded IT works. This talk explores the primary reasons why it still cannot build the next great social media platform.

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  • Facebook started as thefacebook.com on Feb 4, 2004. A Harvard-only directory of students with large profile photos, a face book. It expanded to other universities and then to the masses and now has around 800million users.\n
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  • Why the Next Facebook won't be built in the Philippines

    1. 1. HELLO!
    2. 2. WHY THE NEXTFACEBOOK WILLNOT BE BUILT INTHE PHILIPPINES
    3. 3. What isFacebook?
    4. 4. 800 Million users
    5. 5. Worth 65 Billion DROOLLARS
    6. 6. WHO AM I? designer Game developer Founder of PicLyf
    7. 7. What is PicLyf? insert pictures of piclyf
    8. 8. What is PicLyf? insert pictures of piclyf
    9. 9. What is PicLyf? insert pictures of piclyf
    10. 10. WHY THE NEXTFACEBOOK WILLNOT BE BUILT INTHE PHILIPPINES
    11. 11. Reason #1WE ARe IGNORANT
    12. 12. FEB 2010 Facebook bought a malaysian startup
    13. 13. MAY 2010 YAHOO! Bought an INDONESIAN startup
    14. 14. JULY 2010 MCAFEE BOUGHT a SINGAPOREAN STARTUP
    15. 15. Jan 2011 Salesforce bought an indian startup for $31 million
    16. 16. Sept 2011 Indian startup Inmobi valued at PHP (19 trillion)
    17. 17. STARTUPS are HELLA GOOD• CREATED 75,000 jobs• new marketplaces (etsy, odesk)• Changes the world
    18. 18. Reason #2WE are blind totechnological shifts
    19. 19. Operating systems Windows 98
    20. 20. WEB 1.0 •WEbsites & Hyperlinks
    21. 21. WEB 2.0•user-generated content
    22. 22. WEB 3.0•social web
    23. 23. Reason #3Our cULTURE is SERVILE
    24. 24. HIGH-TECH SERVANTS OUTSOURCING BPO CONSULTANTS
    25. 25. Reason #4FEAR of FAiLURE
    26. 26. How to avoid failure Join a startup Learn everything Build a network
    27. 27. Make failure painless Buffer up! App store FAcebook app
    28. 28. FACEBOOK ==friendster 2.0
    29. 29. We are trying
    30. 30. 0.01%chance of success
    31. 31. HELP put philippineson the startup map
    32. 32. Thanks! @ericzooeric@piclyf.com

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