In [Facebook’s] view, nobody else can truly innovate, because without Facebook, an innovation doesn’t matter — an idea isn’t a big idea until it’s on Facebook, the real internet, with its billion graphed-out users.

Facebook Announces That It’s Out of Ideas

This mentality is common among big companies of all kinds, though, and is ubiquitous in the tech sector. Google Drive, iTunes Radio–these products aren’t even better-executed than those of the companies they copy. Their only advantage is integration with an (ugh) “ecosystem.”