What are the Vicious - and Breakable - Cycles of the Attention Economy?by@david
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What are the Vicious - and Breakable - Cycles of the Attention Economy?

by David Smooke7mNovember 11th, 2020
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Stop treating the internet as primarily aligning with the attention economy in the first place. Attention to information more logically associates with learning, not advertising value. The online education and L&D markets are almost twice as valuable (approx $560B) as the entire digital advertising market ($330B) If our attention was treated as learning value, this could completely flip all the worst parts of the internet on its head. The standards for how somebody gains reach are far too easily manipulated. Just like there are UX standards, there should be engagement and virality standards. We tend to treat the internet and the real world as separate.

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