You have to be the kind of person who cares about this sort of thing in the first place to appreciate these remarks but Eli The Computer Guy's comments on de-platformitization are spot on. He draws a picture of Facebook (as an example) being a church where everyone is corralled to for an easy match-toss to burn them all up.
Eli discusses his primary object to centralized platforms.
Link to full length video.
It's frustrating that a well defined movement to return to the days of 1000 websites by 1000 publishers instead of 1000 publishers on one website doesn't exist -- at least any that I've absorbed personally. But there sure needs to be one.
By the way, the irony of the guy making these comments on a centralized video platform is not lost on anyone. You have to be more engaged at his website to know that he is in fact dismantling/weaning away from it. Check out how he is monetizing off platforms with his own personality tech site, which is an impressive model for doing so.
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On De-Centralizing Internet Platforms
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