Charlene Li writes:
Look for the emergence of what I call “social classifieds”, where the ability to connect people to each other will be the hallmark of success. In a world where listings are a commodity and easily crawled, the true differentiation will be the quality of the experience. It is for this reason that Jobster’s model will ring true, and why Yahoo! 360 and MSN Spaces will be core to the success of their respective classified strategies. Google may have the best technology around, but it’s Achilles heel will be its lack of a robust social network.