For the Viral Good

November 12, 2013 | 1

As you may have heard, Twitter went public last week, which means a lot of people are trying to figure out just what its IPO means for social media. Over at n+1, Benjamin Kunkel proposes that social media, by its very nature, cannot be profitable, and thus should be administered by the state as a public good.

is a staff writer for The Millions. He lives in New York.

One comment:

  1. State owned and controlled social media? The Syrian government, among other dictatorships, would love it!

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