“the novelty and connection Facebook offered in its early days is gone. In its place is that constant feeling that it’s 3am in a Reno, Nevada casino when we’d like to stop playing the slot machines, but can’t quite do it.” -@ginab https://
“there are two kinds of companies, those that feed on customer ignorance compared to those who prosper via customer savvy . I think it is obvious to all, at least now, that Facebook needs customer ignorance to survive.” https://
“the social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter… are: The Spew.
It is like a global garbage pile of digital flotsam and jetsam, over which peasants scurry around and scour, looking for some morsel here, a crumb there, which can be monetized.” https://
How machine learning is likely to discriminate against minorities statistically from @acolyer “a classifier will most likely use complicated combinations of multiple categories and any rare combinations will have very few observations.” https://
10 years ago: http://
Sadly, that developer left Facebook. #Indieweb
Which horrible affliction is Facebook? Ben explains the pathology of modelling social networks on infectious diseases: https://