social.coop meta, my opinions
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Okay, so like others I anticipated this shit coming up eventually, but I have 3 jobs and developing a diversification strategy for an org dominated by clueless if well-meaning white guys is like...the kind of thing people get paid a year's salary for, not something a few people should volunteer to do on their own time. It's much, much harder to change direction once you've started. The rough outlines would have been:
Do people shout at portraits as a convenience? “Dumbledore, what's 1 quart converted to cups?” “Snape, set the living room lights to 50%.” “Phineas, reorder trash bags.”
This is probably the single worst idea Twitter has ever come up with and I hope to god if it is actually implemented that it hastens its own death. https://twitter.com/_cingraham/status/1029829205675073536?s=21
I'm really enjoying my second go-around on Masto but I would hop on a Tumblr revival so fast: https://theoutline.com/post/5811/why-tumblr-is-better-than-twitter-and-we-should-bring-it-back
From my reading people seem to want reply numbers for one of two reasons:
1. Lets you know whether it’s likely useful to reply if you see a questions asked
2. Lets you know whether there are replies to read
I think for first I’d rather just have the ability to lock replies to a post. The poster then controls whether they’re still interested or not in hearing from people about it.
This doesn’t solve the second case tho.
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