Ever wondered why mainstream social media platforms offer a much worse UX to guest visitors compared to logged in ones? (Medium, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, etc.)
It’s because they no longer rely on good UX to attract new users. Their massive size and the network effect that comes with that is the only mean of acquisition they rely on.
“We Need Chrome No More” is now translated to French by the nice folks over at @Framasoft “Nous devons nous dépasser de Chrome”
Some things that I have noticed since I quit #Facebook:
- My family still loves me and still talks to me
- Old friends from high-school still talk to me
- Old friends from college still talk to me
- I still meet new people
- I still make new friends
- I still shop at local businesses
- I'm still aware of events in my community
Huh, it's almost like I never needed Facebook in the first place.
✏️ New essay: "We Need Chrome No More"
One toot #Anime Review: The Promised Neverland (still airing) is a masterpiece in every aspect. Story, character development, animation, and voice acting. Must watch, even if you’re not into anime specifically.
✏️ New Year, New Blog, New Design
PSA - Brave "privacy" browser is malware
first, they sold exceptions to privacy tracking to Facebook and Twitter, now it comes out they've got a header override that allows them to set header exceptions on demand.
don't use this garbage.
Medium has overstayed its welcome. Time to move on. https://write.as/blog/ending-our-medium-integration
When you switch to DuckDuckGo, you might think, "But WADDLE I do to get totally away from Google?"
Beyond search and tracker blocking, check out our list of private alternatives worth considering for email, messaging, and more: https://spreadprivacy.com/how-to-remove-google/
Think about how many times in a day on the Web you click “I agree” when you really don’t agree just so you can get on with your day and use an everyday thing.
This is not how consent is supposed to work.
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