News Analysis

8 Ways Facebook and Twitter Make Money

It may be unclear to the casual observer just how Facebook and Twitter monetize their hugely popular social sites, but both companies are raking in the ad dollars. These eight examples detail the ways Facebook and Twitter make money from their users.
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Matt Kapko has been writing about technology since before the dawn of the iPhone, and covering media well before it was social. Matt lives with his wife in a nearly century-old craftsman in Long Beach, Calif. He can be reached on Twitter: @mattkapko or by email: matt@kapko.co.