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Twitter/X revenue sharing is bait. Don't take it

Sharing ad revenue with users is just a phase in what remains an inherently flawed business model.

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The modern internet is a pain to use

The modern internet's convoluted landscape frustrates with its Google account woes, photo-sharing dilemmas, fractured messaging apps, and proprietary platforms, highlighting the need for a more seamless, user-centered digital experience.

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How to hide your Twitter following and why you should do it

Amidst discussions of shifting to decentralized social media, let's delve into hiding Twitter followers as a step toward escaping vanity metrics and advocating for user-centric platforms, promoting genuine connections over superficial engagement.

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We're not in the software war, we're in the ecosystem war

Integrated ecosystems, like Apple's, shape user behavior, emphasizing the need for open standards and decentralized software to counter corporate dominance.

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The social dilemma: What it is, how we got here, and what we can do about it

"The Social Dilemma" exposes the manipulative tactics of social media platforms, emphasizing their role in spreading disinformation and shaping user behavior for profit. It's compelling to have a collective awareness and reconsideration of these platforms' influence.

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The silver lining in Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal

The silver lining of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal is the raised awareness about data privacy, prompting discussions on safeguarding personal information and the potential for a Digital Protection Agency. Users are urged to take control of their online privacy.

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Driverless vehicles: The socioeconomic effects and future of autonomous technology

Discover the rise of self-driving cars, their potential benefits, ethical complexities, and the intricate challenges of integrating them into our roads, as the future of transportation takes shape.

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Could transparency lead to security?

Delve into the intricate balance between transparency and security in the age of influencers and online privacy. As society navigates the fine line between personal information sharing and safeguarding, new ethical questions arise, shaping the future of privacy in our interconnected digital era.

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The dilemma of #DeleteFacebook and why we're trapped

Stuck in Facebook's grasp: Despite wanting to #DeleteFacebook, I'm trapped due to its hold on digital marketing and advertising. Escaping its web is complex, but options like script blocking and alternatives like Vero offer a glimpse of a privacy-centric future.

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