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by Brian Schrader

The Professional Sharer

Posted on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 at 09:09 PM

But I've been on The Internet long enough to see a trend. As platforms grow more popular: professional sharers cannot trust the platforms upon which they stand, audiences cannot trust the platform to show what they asked to see...

I'm surprised to find myself, well into the second decade of the 21st century, doubling down on a technology invented before I was born: email.

Through a lucky accident, no company owns email. It's like language: used by all, controlled by none.

-CGP Grey

This kind of thing is happening more and more. First it was Facebook, and few people cared. Then it was Twitter and people got mad. Now, Youtube. CGP Grey brings up a very good point though: Platforms do this to make money. They have to do this to make money. It just sucks that how they make money is by compromising the people that made the service what it is (*cough* Twitter *cough*).

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