Peter Kafka

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Stephen Colbert Finds Another Revenue Stream for Facebook

Facebook now lets you tag brands in your photos. The next step, Stephen Colbert points out, is obvious. And in fact, this is what people like Ad.ly are already trying to do IRL–though Facebook isn’t gung-ho about the idea, for now.

(Hat tip to All Facebook.)


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work