The Dark Side of Social Networking Business Models
Last night’s post on the business model behind social networks generated quite a bit of interest so I am adding a citation here on how people quickly and easily become addicted to the dopamine squirts that come from trivial things like upvotes from complete strangers. Watch the following video.
Social Networking’s Business Model Exposed
I along with a lot of other people who do business online am relieved that the latest social networking attempt, Google +1, is basically D.O.A. Let me explain why.
Why Social Networking is a Big Time Wasting Scam
I’ll be blunt here. I don’t like social networking. To me it’s mostly a grotesque waste of time unless you happen to be a narcissist or a college kid who would rather die than not have a date for Saturday night. Since I am neither it has little to offer me besides sucking up precious time like a black hole. A few years ago Bill Gates said that being online was better for your mind than watching television. I agreed with him back then but not any longer if we are talking about social networking. In that case, you are better off watching a good show.
Let me draw back the curtains on social networking for you and burst the illusion.