Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Is Facebook 'Sponsored Stories' turning its users into spammers?

A new Facebook advertising product, "sponsored stories," plans to pull content out of members' posts for use in advertisements that will appear on their friends' Facebook pages. 

Right now there’s a battle on Facebook between quality personal user experience and methodical ad revenue implementation. Every era and medium brings a new threshold of how much advertising consumers are willing to be slapped in the face with before flipping the bird and bailing on something they were previously enjoying.