Zuckerberg: Google+ proves we're right about social's future

Means they are on the right track

Zuckerberg on the right track

At the launch of Facebook and Skype's new video calling service, Mark Zuckerberg talked briefly about Google+ and believed that its existence backed up his view that social is indeed the future of the web.

Google+ launched earlier in the month as an invite-only social network, with the service offering, among other things, video calling and group chat – two things that Facebook announced today.

Social is the future

Taking a question from Mashable about Google+, he said about the search giant's new service: "I have spent a little bit of time with the service, we all have.

"In terms of how we see the next five years about building these social apps, what you will see is a lot of companies using more social stuff and not just Google.

"Companies like Netflix, will start to try and build a social structure. I view this as validation on how the next five years will pan out."

It was revealed this week that Mark Zuckerberg is the most popular person on Google+ at the moment, although he has not yet posted anything on the site.