Social Network Startup Pays You To Post Links

Social Network Startup Pays You To Post Links
Advertising offers users money as an incentive for them to join, post and share.

Yi Chen
  • 2 december 2011 is a social network that works like Twitter but with added touches of Facebook and Google+. Users can post photos, links, videos and text in under two thousand characters, referred to as ‘chimes’. Now, to attract users to the site, will give users 50 percent of the revenue it earns from selling advertising on their profile pages.

Bill Gross, owner of and CEO of UberMedia, claims that, “When money is involved, you will get a level of seriousness that is not there when there is no money involved.” Gross hopes that the commission-based model would provide more incentives for users to join, post and share on, which he calls ‘interest network’ rather than ‘social network’.



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