Podcast: Exponent Episode 020 – I Want You to Be Wrong

On the newest episode of Exponent, the podcast I co-host with James Allworth:

In this week’s episode Ben and James discuss the problems with Ello’s business model, James’ discomfort with Facebook, and why Social Networks always have ads. We also talk about incentives and something surprising Ben learned from the notorious Episode 18.


  • Ben Thompson: Ello and Consumer Friendly Business Models – Stratechery
  • Ben Thompson: Facebook Launches Atlas – Stratechery (members-only)
  • Ben Thompson: Friction – Stratechery

Listen to the episode here

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