Blogging + social media as playground factory :: hidden digital labor profits

new book Digital Labor: Internet as Playground + Factory explains global capitalism crisis links to hidden labor of digital economy: "Digital Labor asks whether life on the internet is mostly play, or work. We tweet, we tag photos, we link, we review books, we comment on blogs, we remix media, and we upload video to create much of the content that makes up the web. And large corporations profit on our online activity by tracking our interests, affiliations, and habits—and then collecting and selling the data....more