The goal of Web 2.0 was to get users first, then figure out how to make money off of them. Well, at least that’s what you tell your investors. In reality, the goal is more like “get users, and hope to get acquired and become somebody else’s problem”. For Silicon Valley, this really is self-destructive behavior, with Yahoo being the enabling friend who brings us clean needles from his job as an orderly. Sure, he’s not intervening like a true friend would, trying to get us into rehab, but he feels like he’s helping because we’re still disease-free.”
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