Man y'all ever think about how incredibly stupid it is that the internet is almost entirely financed by advertising. Like, imagine if busses were only paid for using the revenue from bus ads. And if not enough people looked at the ads for Target or a legal firm specializing in slip-and-falls, then their bus route stopped existing. How stupid would that be. That's basically what we're doing right now, but with online.

@DayGloChainsaw Also old media of newspapers, radio and TV was funded largely in the same manner

@bob ya and look how that turned out. Newspapers are dying and TV is all but forced to run the most ghoulish shit imaginable and dance to whoever can play the most expensive tune

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