I lack the scholarship or the experience to be certain; but I'd be curious to know if others see the same pattern I do.

Profit motivated social media typically starts out being designed to foster good social interactions, which makes the service enjoyable and useful, and brings people in. Then, once the service is integrated into people's lives, the site's design takes on a distinctive shift away from being useful and fun. They don't need to bring people in anymore. The simple fact that people are on the service will bring in more people, because they want to interact with the people already there. From that point the developer's only concern is to twist the original service into knots to extract as much money from the users as possible.

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It's difficult to criticize the failings of positive movements. Those on the right will appropriate your criticisms as a means by which to discredit the movement as a whole; while those on the left (made hypersensitive by the prolonged harassment of the right), might just write you off as a bad person and ignore everything you have to say.

This is obviously not great, and it's a double problem because this weakness of the Left is the greatest strength of reactionaries. They are fundamentally uncritical.

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"ROBOTNIK" MEANS WORKER IN RUSSIAN. THE SONIC FRANCHISE DEMONIZES THE PROLETARIAT BY MAKING WORKERS THE ENEMY OF SONIC, THE MOTHERFUCKER WHO RUNS AROUND STEALING EVERYONE'S GOLDEN RINGS (CAPITAL).

SONIC 👏 IS 👏 CLASSIST 👏

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Ok here’s some fresh content: fuck America 🔥🇺🇸🔥

Netflix has pulled the plug on “The Good Cop” after just one season, Variety has confirmed.

“‘It turns out there are no good cops,” Netflix said in a statement. "so there really wasn't much to work with."

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"independently wealthy" is a bullshit phrase no one amasses wealth independently you stole that shit with the help of an entire system designed for you to do it

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cops in 2018 are pretty much glorified tax collectors who can also just shoot you for any reason
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I don't care about follows/clout/etc on the verse. What matters is the interactions, the forging of friendships and how a group of people can make your hour/day/week feel special.

As a whole social media has become a monster, it's lost the social and become more about shouting into the void.

Here on the verse the void not only shouts back, it boosts you, comforts you, chats and laughs with you, helps you and much, much more.

Toxicity has the potential to poison every platform eventually, but so long as we push it out, de-federate its origin and quarantine it through isolation to the fringes, the verse will always feel like home.

This has been my TED talk, thank you for listening, keep being awesome. 🚀

A few months ago Jarrett Crader hired me to write and perform some clips from a post apocalyptic radio pundit.

This is the result.

youtube.com/watch?v=YoHWoG4-bK

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communism has failed to take root in america primarily because no one can spell bourgeoisie

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Fuck you, I'm allowed to cry about the death of Caesar. I don't care if it was 2000 years before I was born, it still makes me sad sometimes.

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