"There's fresh content, so it's not a problem but I don't think it's very active," he said. "It's not dead but it's not taking on Facebook. It's not doing as well as they expected. It's not doing as well as I expected."
Gottheil, though, was quick to add that as long as the social network is alive and kicking, it can adapt and from that build momentum.
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