Just got done reading @quinn's manifesto - https://ello.co/quinn/post/Ww6F2_1w9G5uB9tTSdyQKQ -
She's in something of a pickle. Ello is a social network founded on the notion that selling eyeballs - the most popular and successful business model on the web - is immoral.
True. So what replaces it? Well, I wrote a 500-word reply ... and then Ello ate it. So I'm reposting the exec summary here: To survive the identity-damaging, brain-crushing, soulsucking horror that is the current social-business economy, Ello will need to go freemium: Keep the friend-to-friend sharing of people, media and links free and charge $$$ for their one unique product - privacy.
And there you have it.
UPDATE: My reply showed up a while later. If you're interested, it appears below in my stream.