Bo Peabody ’94 has an extended followup to his Washington Post piece about social networks from Oct. 2009. An interesting overview of the challenges faced by any web company in the communications business vs. the more easily profitable information business:

Facebook And Twitter Will Always Be Crappy Businesses

Possible objection: he might be extrapolating a bit too much from his experience with Tripod.

(h/t Antone Johnson)

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