Facebook's the Spider, Publishers are the Flies

Our friend Sean Mills at Bite sent us this Twitter conversation begun by Anil Dash and joined by Kevin Rose, Mike Isaac, Jenna Wortham and many other tech biz stars. The topic: whether publishers should license Facebook to publish their content directly in exchange for a revenue share. The consensus: one can't trust Facebook, but how else can you reach the mobile audience at scale? Here's the link.

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