As the Web Monetization ecosystem grows, an increasing number of researchers are studying, exploring, and writing about Web Monetization. Read and discover their findings on this shelf within the Web Monetization Resource Library.
Are you aware of other Web Monetization Research? Tell us about it and share a link to it in the comments below.
Clout Chasing for the Sake of Content Monetization: Gaming Algorithmic Architectures with Self-moderation Strategies
This short discussion paper addresses how controversy is monetized online by reflecting on a new iteration of the shock value in media production, identified on social media as the ‘clout chasing’ phenomenon.
Content Monetization and Philanthropy: A Literature Study
A systematic literature review on content monetization and philanthropy, reviewing these 90 papers.
Effect of Monetization Visibility on User Behavior
Explores the use of Web Monetization counters and visibility of the micropayments, effects of the transparency of the “monetization” on the user’s level of attention, interest, retention and sense of community.
Emerging Business Models and the Crowdfunding Regulation: Income Crowdfunding on Social Media by Content Creators
Explores the practice of content creators asking their followers to support them either by a mix of donations or rewards-based contributions.
FMA Explores How To Introduce Coil To Users
Free Music Archive (FMA) visited numerous websites within the Web Monetization Community with one main goal; to learn and brainstorm how we should communicate Coil to the creators and users of FMA.
Gamedev.js Survey 2021 Report
Current state of the HTML5 Game Development in 2021.
Gib: Streaming Micropayment Gift Cards
This paper walks through the research and development process involved in creating Gib. Gib is a browser tool that allows users to generate and share premium Internet content through gift cards, which stream micropayments over the Interledger Protocol.
Three futures: Exploring the Future of Web Monetization
Explores the potential long-term impacts of Web Monetization; positing both positive and negative ways the technology may change how we use the web, and providing recommendations to ensure they result in a more equitable, open, and diverse web.
Web Monetization and Payments, Meet The Relationship Economy and FairPay
This post is designed to introduce the FairPay framework and its larger context in The Relationship Economy to those involved with Web Monetization and related efforts to bring monetization directly into open Web standards.
Web Monetization 2021 UX Report
A 2021 online survey on Web Monetization conducted by Vivid IOV Labs, with the intention of helping to inform the Web Monetization community in the development of the next generation of user-focused Web Monetized products and content.
Stef van den Broek says
On behalf of Waag I’d like to add the following research paper that we’ve recently published (through funding by Grant for the Web): https://waag.org/sites/waag/files/2021-07/MicroDonor final report by Waag.pdf.
This publication is the result of Waag’s research into Web Monetization. To what extent do micropayments – and microdonations – align with public values as outlined in the Public Stack model? The report showcases the MicroDonor web extension prototype, recaps a series of co-design sessions and public events, and ends with concrete propositions and further research directions.
Stef van den Broek says
Overview page: https://waag.org/en/article/microdonor-microdonations-public-value