Among the “Yes, Senators” and “No, Senators” in Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional testimony, the Facebook CEO may have dropped a breadcrumb about a big change for his company: a paid version of Facebook.
Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) grilled Mark Zuckerberg about how Facebook could both safeguard users’ data and sustain its ad-based business model as a free service for users. Hatch asked Zuckerberg whether Facebook would always be free, and Zuckerberg responded “Yes, there will always be a version of Facebook that is free.”
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Did you catch that? A version of Facebook that is free. Meaning that there could be another version of Facbook that is paid. Read more…
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