It is currently Sat Jan 23, 2021 4:09 am

Iran's Blogfather: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter...

If you have something technology-related to share and don't feel like cluttering up General Chat, post it here. Anything is fair game and anything highly technical is preferred.

Iran's Blogfather: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter...

Postby Zancarius » Fri Jan 01, 2016 1:28 pm

Iran's Blogfather: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter are Killing the Web

Hossein Derakhshan was a blogger imprisoned by the Iranian government for espousing his opinions online in 2008. He was released in 2014 six years after initial arrest, and has elected to write about his experience with the web as it has changed.

I find I'm in agreement with him: Facebook, et al, have created isolated silos--thin slices of the Internet--from which there is little escape. And that's by design. Whereas Twitter is somewhat friendlier with regards to link sharing, Facebook isn't. And I don't think that's a good thing.
I gave that lich a phylactery shard. Liches love phylactery shards.
User avatar
Site Admin
Posts: 3907
Joined: Wed Jul 05, 2006 3:06 pm
Location: New Mexico
Gender: Male

Return to Technology Lounge

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest