4 thoughts on “Facebook’s business model

  1. Van der Leun

    Vanity of vanities, saith the Web, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.

    What profit hath a user of all his labour which he taketh under the sun unless he be a zuckerberg?

    One social media blather pit passeth away, and another social media blather pit cometh: but the trolls and the spam abideth for ever.

  2. Dirk Johan Klanker

    I fear your epigram is already outdated, unless you see the desire for humans to store their memories as a form of vanity. Facebook’s new features feature a dramatically improved way to capture your ‘timeline.’ I’m deeply worried about the increasing strategic seductions, like Facebook’s ‘improvements’ to surrender your experiences, your life, yourself to parties that don’t have you but advertisers as their profitpropellers. Imagine your memories retroactively littered with ‘relevant’ sponsors. It reminds me of the title of Philip K. Dick’s story: WE CAN REMEMBER IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE.

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