Facebook Responds to New York Times Newsfeed Story – Peter Kafka – Social – AllThingsD

http://allthingsd.com/20130304/facebook-to-nick-bilton-and-everyone-else-seriously-theres-no-pay-to-play-scheme-here/#

Sorry Nick Bilton — the free market internet economy is not a state controlled enterprise!

If you want to promote yourself or your cause on Facebook — you have to pay — just like you’d pay to be on local TV or in the phonebook.

You also have the freedom to create your own social network or join a new one with different rules.

Facebook is a business. It also provides a free service. When we use a free product (service), we are the product (service).

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