Mark Higginson

How attention flows on the web


16 May 2012

Forums are the dinosaurs of the modern web.

Chris Poole - ROFLCON 2012

Some good stuff in here from Chris Poole, founder of 4chan.

“The test of a good, true community is: does it create more value than it captures… value is something that can be abstract… and by that test… harvesting user generated content and wrapping it in ads… I don’t think there’s value there.”

Something to think vis-à-vis aggregators and social platforms.

Let me know what you think on Twitter