Charlie writes: "(…) Your core service drives the interaction with the customer, but the money can come from some other area.
But, be careful where you _think_ you can get the money. (…) Online social networking services thrive because they are a form of social lubrication. (…) Yes, social network is the concentrator, but what the folks end up doing is where the money’s at. (…)"
Interesting comment from Stefan Constantinescu: "(…) recommendation engine may sound unsexy now, but they will LEAD the next generation of corporate buy outs and be the foundation for the services we use in the upcoming decade. (…)"