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Medialyte / Mark Stenberg / Apr 7
“Traffic was once king, forcing entire site architectures to bend their knee in fealty, slideshow click after slideshow click chasing the dragon … But the impact point debacle touched a fresh nerve because it moves the debate into a new realm, shifting the focus from number of shares to nature of shares. Which is more valuable: 10,000 retweets from readers, or one share from Bernie Sanders?”