The fediverse is Mastodon, Pleroma, Diaspora, Friendica, Hubzilla, Osada and all their friends, federating. But what do we call all the silos, the ad-based family of Facebook, Twitter, Reddit and friends? How about Adverse? It's true: a universe founded on ad serving. And a reminder that the offer plenty of adversity.
I hadn't visited their site in quite some time... so long, in fact, that I had forgot it existed to be quite honest... :\
That said, I'm happy to have rediscovered The Center for Humane Technology while tidying up my bookmarks! Their site does have some great info, and while I know this isn't exactly news to many of you, it is definitely worth sharing things like this to keep these topics active, and the discussions happening often!
This sort of info really needs to circulate on the proprietary networks, as most of us who use #distributed / #federated networks are all too aware of this stuff - but if you have access to FB, Twitter and the like, then please share things like this on there!
There's an invisible problem that's affecting all of society. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google have produced amazing products that have benefited the world enormously. But these companies are also caught in a zero-sum race for our finite attention, which they need to make money. Constantly forced to outperform their competitors, they must ...
Schon älter, aber daran müsst ihr nach jeder Installation von LineageOS denken: Rückwärtssuche für die Telefonnummer deaktivieren. Ansonsten geht die Anfrage beim Aufruf der Telefon-App direkt an Google.