(Tangentially music, dead-on social media!)
Subvert & Profit bills itself as “the crowdsourcing black market.” They proudly pay off social media users (like power users of Digg) for their votes, and promise marketers an astroturfed buzz – and, thus, prime real estate on eyeball-heavy front pages.
They boast that they can currently help marketers push into Digg and StumbleUpon. [via]
(Maybe they could get an army of bots — or Mechanical Turks — to spin and scrobble indie records to send them to the top of the iLike or Last.fm charts…)