Vasant Dhar is a Professor, Head of the Information Systems Group, and Director for the Center for Digital Economy Research at the Stern School of Business at NYU. He recently wrote an op-ed in Wired which proposed that Facebook become world's largest information market.
Henry Blodgett is a former equity research analyst, and now the editor and CEO of The Business Insider.
As an example, Nike wants to reach people over 40 in south africa. Facebook provides a really easy-to-use platform for doing that, people get compensated for providing information, Facebook clears the transaction. ... It makes advertising more efficient.
Facebook's new users are worth less than existing users
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