from birbsite, possibly news or politics-related 

Dear both @Facebook@twitter.com and @LinkedIn@twitter.com: the fact you've emailed me to tell me I have a new message — but then don't use that very email to *let me read the body of the message* — is the height of stupidity.

Honestly, y'all should be straight-up embarrassed.

Hugs 'n' kisses,
-æ.

from birbsite, possibly news or politics-related 

@aendrew You know why, right? They need to inflate their page visit stats by forcing you to hit the site. Your clicks are the product they're farming.

from birbsite, possibly news or politics-related 

@mathew Oh I absolutely know, but it's such an transparent and bullshit dark pattern I felt like calling some folks out on it...

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from birbsite, possibly news or politics-related 

@aendrew Yeah, I've got a whole article about how almost everything awful about the web ultimately derives from the decision to fund it via advertising.
meta.ath0.com/2019/01/www-what

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