“It wasn’t something that I would like to bet my life on, but all that excitement we created when we first unveiled the project was based on something real,” Rasmussen said. “It takes a while for something new and different to find its footing and I think Google was just not patient.”
Nice. I see this as a positive thing. The thinking that went into Wave was years ahead of its time. No better way to get those ideas to the mass public than Facebook IMO.