Facebook is the least trusted tech company, for handling personal data: http://fortune.com/2018/11/08/mark-zuckerberg-facebook-reputation/
I have been wondering: how quickly could a site like Facebook die? I think it could happen very quickly, if there were an alternative platform. Once the network effect shifts from Facebook to something else, it's basically Myspace city. The challenge is establishing that network effect somewhere else.
On the flip side, I’ve met people who scoff at laptops, no matter the brand/OS. Even in 2018, they firmly believe there’s no way to do “real work” on anything less than a desktop PC with at least 2-3 displays.
So does that mean laptops aren’t “real computers” either?
This conversation is so infuriatingly juvenile, elitist, shortsighted, and 26 other silly things.
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Twitter is such a morally vacuous organization that continually futzing with basic features like Likes actually seems “visionary”, considering it saves them from having to identify or acknowledge the rot of disinformation and fear at the core of that soul-sucking platform.
I have friends, peers, and readers on bird site who are like “please come back!”
Fine, I check in again. And it’s still nothing but a waking nightmare of people yelling about politics and daily horrors.
I’m not trying to avoid or deny current events or the awful problems and legacy of my country. I’m trying to get active and do my part.
But I also can’t eat, sleep, and breathe this stuff every second of the day. It’s debilitating.
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