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    #1

    meter

    I don't know what "meter" means in the following.

    The business model is evolving rapidly as Sullivan learns more about his audience. Sullivan has tightened the 'meter.' Users used to be able to read seven stories in full for free every thirty days. That has changed to five stories every sixty days, ...

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    Re: meter

    Quote Originally Posted by unpakwon View Post
    I don't know what "meter" means in the following.

    The business model is evolving rapidly as Sullivan learns more about his audience. Sullivan has tightened the 'meter.' Users used to be able to read seven stories in full for free every thirty days. That has changed to five stories every sixty days, ...

    Thank you.
    In this context, "meter" refers to the number of stories that are available in a thirty day period. The "meter" controls how many stories are available per unit time.

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    Re: meter

    Mike's right. This was new to me, and I discovered that 'tighten the meter' means to increase subscriptions but give fewer free offerings.

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