“It’s gotten so bad the U.S. has gone from number one in broadband penetration at the close of the 20th century down to — depending on the survey — 18th, 22nd or 25th in the world.”—Verizon CEO’s Broadband Bunk | Common Dreams
“What if we all realized that social networks are a societal good (at least as good as a local alt weekly) but not necessarily good businesses? We’re all desperately hoping that Twitter or Facebook or Tumblr will figure out the secret ingredient that turns a large-scale community of free members into a cash machine. What if we’re all just waiting for the impossible? Like a business that turns water into gold?”—Derek Powazek - What If Social Networks Just Aren’t Profitable?
Please figure this out. Stop profiting off social relation.