Is Facebook the AOL of 2021?

A new article at ZDNet argues that "The 1990s had a word for being trapped inside a manipulative notion of human contact: AOL." "Facebook and its ilk are the rebirth of that limited vision." Once upon a time, roughly thirty years ago, there was a computer network...

About 1.5 Million People Still Pay for AOL

Amid the hodgepodge of Verizon Media assets that Apollo Global Management is buying from Verizon -- Yahoo Finance, TechCrunch, advertising technology, Yahoo Fantasy -- there's one cash flow stream that will not die: AOL. From a report: The famed internet company that...