In the early internet days, a friend of mine who knew I worked in the technology field asked, You mean you can just get into it for free? Who’s paying for all of this?
The gravy train may be pulling out of the station, according to a recent article in The Atlantic. The social media revolution is about to get a little less awesome, it states. Where maximizing users’ delight was the, “only currency that mattered,” in the first few years, that currency is about to change from attention to profit.