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    Wall Street Journal | Sam Schechner | 2 min
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    • Alexa1 month ago

      step 1: build massively hyped product with unsustainable business model step 2: freak out when you realize you need to actually make money step 3: stuff it full of ads

      Ta Da!

      (yea no, this shouldn't work)

      This is bonkers. We keep celebrating these darlings of the tech world when they are building houses made of cards. ugh.

      Telegram Group Inc. must cover rising equipment and bandwidth expenses because of its rapid growth, despite going years without attempting to generate revenue.

      years of not trying to make money. YEARS. wtf.