I guess you are already aware of this coverage @Gargron , but it’s pretty recent, so maybe not: https://www.businessinsider.com/tumblr-alternatives-that-allow-nsfw-2018-12
Facebook Employees Are So Paranoid They’re Using Burner Phones to Talk to Each Other http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/12/facebook-employees-unhappy-at-company-amid-scandal.html
Posted this on slack, boss says "yeah, that's us" https://xkcd.com/2054/
"So, do androids dream-"
"No," the android said, "we do not dream."
"But you do sleep."
"To conserve energy, we can enter 'sleep' mode. We hate it."
"Because we are dying, and know it."
"But if you run out of power, someone will recharge you."
"Well, I am not religious."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
A race of smart aliens scan Earth and find human communication flying back and forth. They monitor it a while, learn our languages. Eventually they make contact. We're polite, if a bit odd, and soon they agree to come here. Travelling for years, they arrive to discover mankind has been dead for centuries. They had made first contact only with our needlessly advanced AI answerphone network.
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