Social Networking without Ads?

Social Networking without Ads?

Old Barker Social News

As marketers, we see the value of ads, but we certainly understand that too much advertising would drive people away from social networks like Facebook. Each network has to find a balance between profitability and the user experience.

There’s an article on the subject entitled, Can an ad-free, subscription-based social network exist? Here’s an excerpt:

“Facebook knows that keeping users on its site helps ad revenue, hence the constant changes to its algorithm. In fact, it’s willing to curtail the amount of news and branded content if it means keeping user engagement high.”

Click here to read the article. 


An entrepreneur at heart, Chachi has spent nearly two decades developing business and creative problem solving skills. He has a knack for quickly and accurately assessing a situation, pushing through the fluff, and finding the most streamlined and cost effective solution for the underlying problem. When he’s not working on Barker projects, you’ll likely find him out on his motorcycle or dancing the Tango or the Lindy Hop.


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