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I hope this moment is the death of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other corporate-owned social media platforms.

@h_tejas Hopefully. We've gotta work on this, once enough people are on board. But it's high time we take back our power from them and support ethical Social media.

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What shall we do about corporate - owned mass media platforms?

Who have threatened & undermined democracy insidiously like no other entity ever has?

Is this a precursor?

@majchowdhury Independent publishers have always existed in media's history. We need to patronize them and help them reach more people.

@h_tejas How will the revenue model work?

How do they sustain themselves without compromising their profession & their ideals?

@majchowdhury Well, some rely on subscriptions, some on a philanthropist, some have a successful ad+subscriptions+events models. News media is a vast universe.

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Not viable; if values have to be maintained.

All these aren't fail-safe; as our tech friends would call it.

We need to think deeper.

@majchowdhury Of course. But we also need to remember that there is no one solution for this issue. We need to hedge our bets on multiple models.

@h_tejas Hedge our bets?

Or come up with an open sourced revenue model which is fair across the board?

A model initiated and spawned by conscientious journalists who have a stake in value systems. Who understand that it isn't about their livelihood alone but affects millions of marginalised.

There may be faults..but let not those faults be by design.

A better world!

@h_tejas I suppose eventually this portal will run similar risks... maybe more volunteer mods are the answer?

@Perptualstudent Yes. Some of us with technical skills and resources should set up our own servers.

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