What do social media and sharecropping have in common?
A better question may be: what are the differences?
Many social media platforms are run a lot like landowners ran their property in the sharecropping era.
Do you doubt it?
Check out the latest episode of the KnowGood Podcast to hear how both businesses pull from the same playbook.
Social Media and Sharecropping:
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Articles & Books:
History Matter (GMU): “When We Worked on Shares, We Couldn’t Make Nothing”: Henry Blake Talks About Sharecropping after the Civil War
Encyclopedia of Arkansas: Sharecropping and Tenant Farming
New Georgia Encyclopedia: Sharecropping
A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn
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Lest We Forget: The Lost Stories of Southern Sharecroppers
The March of Time: Sharecroppers in the Black Belt 1936
StreamGeeks: How Much Money Does YouTube Take From Super Chats
Pewdiepie: 2020 Almost Made Me Quit YouTube
Opening and closing music:”Art of Silence – by Uniq” (CC – International Recognition 4.0 – CC BY 4.0)
Angry boss snippets by FX Sound Pro (CC – Attribution Noncommercial 3.0 – CC BY 3.0)