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Kevin Marks

“the Twitter system doesn’t recognize that it’s encouraging people to follow additional extremist accounts, and Facebook’s Groups engine doesn’t understand why directing conspiracy theorists to new conspiracy communities is possibly a bad idea.” https://www.wired.com/story/creating-ethical-recommendation-engines/

Kevin Marks

“ By focusing on growth and growth only, and ignoring the problems, they amassed a large set of cultural norms on their platforms that stem from harassment or abuse or bad behavior.” http://nzzl.us/XPMlGI3

Kevin Marks

Any suggestions for somewhere quiet with good connectivity in central London that I can use to be on TWiG tonight between 9pm and 11pm?

Kevin Marks

“Imagine, for example, requiring that any personal data you consent to share be offered back to you in an “interoperable” format, so that you could choose to work with companies… rather than being locked in to working with one of only a few.” https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/09/opinion/zuckerberg-testify-congress.html

Kevin Marks

Digital Catapult open call for Future Social Media pitches: https://www.digitalcatapultcentre.org.uk/open-calls/future-social-media-enhancing-cohesion-through-a... - in EU with "a project, innovation or solution using social media that aims to enhance cohesion between technology providers, creative content makers, their users/adopters and research"

Kevin Marks

“I think we will dig through this hole, but it will take a few years,” Zuckerberg said.

Has Zuck been so isolated from criticism that no one ever said “when you're in a hole, stop digging” to him? https://t.co/tYEivTKUQd?amp=1

Kevin Marks

@SarahJamieLewis This sounds a lot like dat - have you looked at Beaker Browser https://beakerbrowser.com/ and Fritter? https://fritter.hashbase.io/

Kevin Marks

@SarahJamieLewis I agree that we don't need to keep reinventing protocols. DNS and web serving are decentralized and robust. We can layer protocols on top for social subscription and notification - WebPub, WebMention and more ones

Kevin Marks

Posting on your own site, POSSEd to twitter and using brid.gy to turn the replies on twitter into webmentions works rather well - not sure if it catches replies to replies though

Kevin Marks

“As I have said for many years – “I am my own system of record”.” https://people-first.net/2018/03/29/the-second-innings-of-the-internet