@vortok One of my bittersweet realisations after spending time on the alt-web is that social media can actually be an educational, solidarity-building, and even healthy experience, but ad-driven/engagement-driven platforms have ruined it and somehow made a version of social media that alienates people instead of connecting them. And now this version has become the monoculture so everyone thinks social media is bad.

Social media isn't bad. Social media is good. This medium has so much potential

@aadil i so agree. i more like this image for its strident zeitgeist capture elements of which you explain. to blast social media as it exists here (which has been restoring my motivations to its potential for facilitating good/connection/collaboration) was not my intention.

@vortok of course! your intention was clear :) I was just musing

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