exploring the inner workings and dynamics of companies building products engineered to hook us, addict us, and hijack our attention to sell more ad inventory
communal collection · updated 16 days ago
by sari(1st) and
Our attention is sacred. It’s an act of worship in itself. An act of spiritual, mental, and emotional formation. When you give something your attention – a movie, a conversation, a project at work – you’re declaring it the most important thing in your life. It may sound dramatic, but at its core, it’s true. When you pay attention to something, you’... See more
Stuart Evans connected 16 days ago
insught from Eugene Wei on the incentives of ad-based social networks:
to raise your revenue as a social media company monetizing from ads (CPM), you have to drive the M part up, because the C is going down. And that means more and more we see all these companies fighting to be more addictive and entertaining.
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exploring the sacred nature of "attention"
communal collection · updated 3 days ago
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