Andrey (azangru) wrote,

That last paragraph...

It could be a fantastic experiment to see whether companies will put their money where their mouth is, or whether Facebook audience is too attractive a marketing goal to pass them by unadvertised.

Perversely, I am rooting for Facebook here, because I believe it should be up to us, consumers, to decide what we want to read and watch, and if we prefer to engage in hateful spats — well, so much the worse for us; I would hate for companies to dictate us otherwise. More perversely still, I fully sympathize with David Heinemeier Hansson, who is bitching about how Apple blocked their email replacement app from the App store, because the app was not providing Apple with a way to make money off it. So, I support one filthy giant and am disgusted with the other :-)

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