Sonant Thoughts - Episode 46: My Beef With Social
So, what exactly is my beef with social networks? Why have I abandoned them and what would it take for me to return to somewhere like Twitter having been such a heavy user for so long?
"Small, thoughtfully curated news sources will be made more powerful by having access to the user data currently locked inside mega-platforms, but right now, federated clients that interoperate between different platforms are borderline illegal"
The silos have their data firmly locked down under Ts & Cs that it is almost tantamount to breaking the law to try and extract any.
This is no good for anyone except the silos and their bottom lines.