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Bookmarked : Fix Facebook by Making It More Like Google+ - The Atlantic

My colleague Adrienne LaFrance has named the fundamental assumption, and danger, of social media megascale: “not just a very large user base, but a tremendous one, unprecedented in size.” Technology platforms such as Facebook assume that they deserve a user base measured in the billions of people—and then excuse their misdeeds by noting that effectively controlling such an unthinkably large population is impossible. But technology users, including Donald Trump and your neighbors, also assume that they can and should taste the spoils of megascale. The more posts, the more followers, the more likes, the more reach, the better. This is how bad information spreads, degrading engagement into calamity the more attention it accrues.

This isn’t a side effect of social media’s misuse, but the expected outcome of its use. As the media scholar Siva Vaidhyanathan puts it, the problem with Facebook is Facebook.

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La terrifiante hégémonie des monopoles | ploum.net

Ceux d'entre vous qui suivent ce blog connaissent mon intérêt pour les problématiques liées aux monopoles de haute technologie (Google, Facebook, Microsoft, etc.). Ma fascination pour Monopolized vient du fait que j'ai compris que mon combat se dirigeait contre une simple conséquence anecdotique d'un paradigme beaucoup plus large : la monopolisation.

D'ailleurs, entre nous, pourquoi êtes-vous si nombreux à avoir l'intuition que "la financiarisation" de l'économie est une mauvaise chose alors qu'en soit, la finance voire même le trading ne sont que des échanges économiques entre adultes consentants ? À cause de la monopolisation de cette finance.

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How to Leave Google Photos | written by Robbie Antenesse

Nice guide on how to get out of Google Photos !

I didn't need this to move to Nextcloud but thus guide takes you on every details you need to know to get this done nicely!

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les pères et le travail

Très intéressant sur le rôle du père, le travail, désir d'enfant, absence.

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We still need to unlock the web by @benwerd@mastodon.social

Of course, RSS feeds haven't failed. The entire podcasting ecosystem heavily depends on them - an $11 billion market, all depending on open feeds. Even for written content, there are millions of people like me who use them every day. People in tech love to talk about the death of Google Reader, but nobody killed RSS.

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ProtonMail : Apple used monopoly to hold us hostage

And Google doing the same with Android, albeit differently but essentially it's still monopoly '

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Ads Transparency Spotlight

More transparency on Ads cannot be bad, looking for the Firefox equivalent. I'm using Ublock but if I have to see an ad I would like to have more context about it.