👓 We Should Replace Facebook With Personal Websites | Motherboard

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Personal websites and email can replace most of what people like about Facebook—namely the urge to post about their lives online.
There’s a lot of talk about leaving Facebook again in the last day or two, but very little on where to go other than a few people talking about Twitter or other toxic social media that will just end up starting the same cycle of pain and frustration again. This is at least a start, but it could lean more towards a full IndieWeb approach.

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Chris Aldrich

I'm a biomedical and electrical engineer with interests in information theory, complexity, evolution, genetics, signal processing, IndieWeb, theoretical mathematics, and big history. I'm also a talent manager-producer-publisher in the entertainment industry with expertise in representation, distribution, finance, production, content delivery, and new media.

5 thoughts on “👓 We Should Replace Facebook With Personal Websites | Motherboard”

  1. I kind of agree and the network effect basically explains the difficulty of getting folks to switch even if the alternative is a better service. My recommendation would be diaspora.

  2. Read A return to blogs (finally? sort of?) by Joanne McNeil (Nieman Lab Predictions for Journalism …

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