“Facebook’s most consequential impact may be in amplifying the universal tendency toward tribalism. Posts dividing the world into “us” and “them” rise naturally, tapping into users’ desire to belong.” http://
some notes from #FutureSocialMedia today in Dublin, featuring @AudreyCrosbie @girlondon @marklittlenews @ApplaudEvents and @fussy_ai - unfortunately not the panel with @jennifermjones as I was talking too.
“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://
Any suggestions for somewhere quiet with good connectivity in central London that I can use to be on TWiG tonight between 9pm and 11pm? #indieweb
“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://
“the big data harvesting companies have approached their obligations to the people who supply their personal data much in the spirit of the Vogon demolition fleet in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, when Arthur Dent protests that the annihilation of the Earth has come without any warning: “But the plans were on display … on display in the bottom of a locked filing cabinet stuck in a disused lavatory with a sign on the door saying ‘Beware of the Leopard’.”” https://
“Please note: We’re now blocking secure sites for Strict users (sites showing HTTPS in the URL). This means that some webpages you may have been previously able to access will now show as ‘Timed out’ or ‘No response’.” @ee you're blocking secure sites? Do you mean insecure?