Is pay to play the new way? We might be headed in that direction. 2013 will be the year of locked feeds, pay as you go distributed content, and more “subcompact” publishing than you can shake a stick at. Pretty exciting times. I for one am watching Pheed. It seems like it could be the most “bite sized” of the entrants.
Don’t lose sight of this trend.
It’s going to sneak up in small ways. You know you’re bumping into it when you reach for the Paypal button.