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Internet companies and the billion dollar money drain:
The root cause of these poor returns is the lack of sustainable and user-friendly monetization mechanism beyond the unprofitable display advertising business model. Ad-funded Internet models are a more than $40 billion money drain...There is simply not enough online advertising money or minutes spent online to pay for the billions invested thus far in Internet-related deals by venture capital and corporate venture capital over the past ten years.

The Social Graph is Neither -- Interesting essay about the inherent problems with making an open social graph standard.

Why Google+ is still not working for humans

Date: 2012-07-01 02:19 am (UTC)
ironed_orchid: pin up girl reading kant (Default)
From: [personal profile] ironed_orchid
Ad-funded Internet models are a more than $40 billion money drain

Woah! That is interesting.

Date: 2012-07-06 12:26 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] fred_mouse
The google+ article makes so much sense. And the social graph one - I subjected the room at large to a reading of several paragraphs, although partly so that I had the opportunity to argue the points that I wanted to.


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