The problem is that Facebook is our editor and our boss. They decide what is successful and what isn’t successful via seemingly meaningless metrics. They hide behind algorithms that they change constantly. And it seems to me that they are not favoring things that are high-quality — they are favoring things that are clickbait, things that are optimized for Facebook, low-quality things that appeal to the lowest common denominator and, honestly, just things at random. [...] Facebook has created a centrally designed internet. It’s a lamer, shittier looking internet. It’s just not as cool as an internet that is a big, chaotic space filled with tons of independently operating websites who are able to make a living because they make something cool that people want to see.

Ich überlege ja immer wieder, ob ich weiterhin meinen eigenen Blog betreiben soll. Ob ich die Zeit die ich hier investiere wirklich auszahlt usw. Doch dann stelle ich fest, dass genau solche Artikel der Grund dafür sind, dass ich das hier überhaupt mache. Ich will das es weiterhin ein dezentrales Web gibt mit einem großen Angebot an verrückten Ideen und von mir aus auch interessanten Geschäftsmodellen.