Posts about What If

What If Social Networks Just Aren’t Profitable?

In What If on 12 July 2012 tagged Business, Facebook, Metafilter, Social Network, Tumblr, Twitter

What if we designed a social network to be small, self-supporting, and independent from the outset? How would it look, work, and feel? I bet it would come out looking nothing like the ones we’ve got now, the ones still trying to turn water into gold.

← Back to Home

Hi, I’m Derek. I live in San Francisco. I’m the cofounder of Fertile Medium and editor of Fray. I sometimes post things to Flickr and Twitter. My dog’s name is Bug. More.

Search the Archives

© Copyright Derek Powazek, all rights reserved. If you like something here, link to it, don’t copy it.

This site is powered by WordPress and expertly hosted by Media Temple. is neither affiliated with the authors of this page nor responsible for its contents. This is a safe-cache copy of the original web site.