VOTE: Will Facebook Charge Advertisers For Pages?

Will future shareholders pressure the social network start charging advertisers for pages or likes?

A prevailing theme in much of the reaction to Facebook’s initial public offering announcement was uncertainty over how the social network’s advertising business actually works.

Several stories about Facebook’s registration to go public focused on the lack of details on how the company earns revenues from advertising, and how to project what those totals could be going forward.

The Wall Street Journal shared a concept that seems to be gaining legs: Facebook charging advertisers, rather than allowing them to set up pages free-of-charge, as has been the case since brand pages launched on the social network.

We’re curious to know what you think of this idea. Share your opinion in our poll, including an explanation of your rationale in the comments section. Then check back later to see how others voted. David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.