Now do the #fediverse.
The reason I have so much passion for #Bitcoin is largely because of the model it demonstrates: a foundational internet technology that is not controlled or influenced by any single individual or entity. This is what the internet wants to be, and over time, more of it will be.
Social media is both public square & a framework for "attention democracy". It can't be trusted in the hands of corporations or government. It needs to feel like the early days of the web. Weird, unexpected, dangerous, open to all. That's decentralization. That's the #fediverse.
are you old enough to remember when you first found out you could get your own domain and host your own website and you could reach everybody in the whole world? you could post whatever you wanted. total freedom of expression. even social media can still be like that. #fediverse
If #MAGA had any brains, they would have created a #fediverse server. And gotten @realDonaldTrump@twitter.com to explain why decentralization is so important and promote it on @Twitter@twitter.com. Being alone in your own little bubble on @firstname.lastname@example.org won't work. Selfish idiots everywhere.
I do a decent job of getting folks with different viewpoints to interact on social media (my top goal), but it almost never translates into even one more follower on @Twitter@twitter.com. I blame them, not my scintillating wit. Life's slightly better in this regard on the #fediverse.
Hey memelords, can you jokers please create some shit we can post over on big social to convince them to move to the #fediverse? Thanks.
I need a Richard Marx gif. "#fediverse" on the top. "I'll be right here waiting for you." on the bottom. Something I can post on Twitter whenever somebody complains about Jack etc censoring them etc.
The percentage of people who use an actual picture of themselves as their profile pic seems a lot lower on the #fediverse than compared to big social.
Imagine only being able to text with people using the same wireless carrier. Each company has its own rules that they enforce sporadically. People start to complain but instead of embracing the interoperable SMS standard, most demand government oversight instead. #fediverse
If you're also still on @email@example.com, we've got another chance right now to explain to people why the #fediverse is so much better. Just an FYI.
I probably take social media (#fediverse!) too seriously. It really could be our always on, worldwide public square & how we finally collectively democratize attention for ourselves. So much potential, wasted posting obvious mean memes & endless RTs of tribal political attacks.
Good but I wish they would have mentioned the #fediverse. @firstname.lastname@example.org casually mentioned having better control over people's information but @SamHarrisOrg@twitter.com called him on it. The only fix is what they said at the end, being more responsible as a culture.
Most of the people complaining about the illiberal left don't want to solve it, it's just content for posts/articles. Same w/ social media censorship. This bullshit doubles when they recognize that the only real solutions would impose an actual cost for themselves too. #fediverse
New @email@example.com policy means people can RT shit into your timeline without the ability to post even a good faith response. It really demonstrates that we're nothing to the owners of that platform but eyeballs for their advertising customers. I guess I should welcome their slow motion suicide. #fediverse
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