The controversy began two weeks ago after the messaging app forced its users to share their personal data with Facebook. Since then, after many people jumped ship to other similar apps, it has scrambled to clarify what exactly their future update entails.
So, is monetization killing social media platforms? We used to operate our individual accounts in Facebook privately and personally without much ads invading it. The people value online privacy and a virtual personal space as well, while also communicating with other people in locations far away. With the onset of paid promotions and ads that insert in social media, how can we know where we have drawn and crossed the line?