/ Advertising is dead, long live advertising

Microsoft thinks the advertising business model for traditional media — those venues where advertisers still channel most of their spending — will fall apart faster in the coming five years as the kind of interactive, targeted advertising that is defining the Web comes to the fore.

“We’re saying newspapers will go online, and there will be massive innovation that comes out of that. We’re saying that TV, the biggest ad market in the world, will completely go online and have the kind of targeting interaction that you only get out on the Web today,” he said. “As dramatic as things happening on the Web are, that’s actually what all advertising … will be in the future.”

I think that he may have a point
The future’s gonna be interesting.

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