Poverty on the Web 2.0 street? I thought weirdly-named sites also took advantage of the advances in computing to making the “web as a valid platform/operating system” a reality, thereby assuming users are quite well-off (and make for great sources of income)?
Oh, my mistake. Beggr still does. Unlike other services out there, though, it is totally upfront about its monetization scheme (move over, contextual ads, paid accounts for premium services, or paychecks for popular content you generate!) â€” the site is all about asking you for a donation via PayPal. And so far, as of press time, it has “scrounged up” Â£832.15 from suckers, rather, generous souls. Beware of the AJAX-powered alibisâ€”yes, there are many!
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3, The Pseudo-Abstract
Batsardized English, The ‘R’ Thang, Vowel Drop
Web 2.0 Validator Score
Most convincing line
“You may have seen something like this before – but this one is 2.0, beta and has a shinier logo.” [Hit the browser reload button for something else]