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Discussion on: Web Monetization like I'm 5

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No, not an advertising platform.
Let me put it like this, people who provide content online want to generate money from it. People who consume content online, are willing to pay for premium contents (tutorials, article etc). What web monetization does is allow a user who has a monthly subscription access all the contents that are behind a paywall through one single subscription. Imagine instead of paying for Medium, TechCrunch etc and other blogs that require you to pay a monthly subscription to read, you can have access to all these with just one subscription. You're happy, the creators are happy also...
Users don't get paid, the reward for being a user is the access to premium contents.

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Ayodeji Oladimeji

Thanks for the enlightenment, Now I understand what web monetization is all about...