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‘Despite its advantages, the IndieWeb will not succeed …

‘Despite its advantages, the IndieWeb will not succeed in replacing existing social-media platforms at their current scale. For one thing, the IndieWeb lacks the carefully engineered addictiveness that helped fuel the rise of services like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.’ https://www.newyorker.com/tech/annals-of-technology/can-indie-social-media-save-us

Can “Indie” Social Media Save Us?
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Quiet’s good. That said, I’ll probably self-host the …

Quiet’s good. That said, I’ll probably self-host the few photos I still post. ‘There is no bullshit with Flickr. [I]t’s quiet. It’s rare that I get a notification that someone likes one of my photos or that people I’ve never met have started following me.’ https://boingboing.net/2019/06/24/flickr-offers-the-best-social.html

Flickr offers the best social media experience going
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