I get what Tom is saying here, but I don’t think it’s anyone’s job to save Twitter, and even though combatting mis/disinfo is important, at this point I think most of the people sharing it really like being lied to and there’s no fixing that.
Written this morning and now posted here for archival purposes. I’ll likely have more to say on the topic soon, but at the moment I’m in transit and heading home. Also note that if you’re reading this here, you probably don’t need the links to the site that I have provided. 1. As folks are […]
Elon Musk is buying Twitter, apparently mostly just because he can, and people are — strangely! — worried about whether a thin-skinned ego monster of a billionaire who has problems relating to humans and appears to equate “free speech” with trolling is going to make a service already rife with trolls and and bots any […]