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.
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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.
A systematic literature review on content monetization and philanthropy, reviewing these 90 papers.
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.
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.
Current state of the HTML5 Game Development in 2021.
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.
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.
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.
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.