A skit on the Daily Show plays Facebook’s business model for laughs.
Facebook spends all this time learning your emotional hot buttons. And it exploits those hot buttons because that’s what makes you be highly engaged, makes the advertising more valuable… Making you angry, making you afraid, is really good for Facebook’s business. —Roger McNamee
Cue the video: The fun starts at the 2:18 minute mark.
My take: Tune into Peter Pachal’s post-WWDC MashTalk podcast for my take on Apple vs. Facebook. The contrast between their business models in today’s political climate couldn’t be more stark, and Apple took several opportunities during Monday’s keynote to rub it in.