In what ways do online spaces co-opt personal expression?

In a sense, digital social platforms homogenize personal individuality as much as they amplify and incentivize it. One of the most interesting contradictions of the ‘digital revolution’ is how big tech endlessly promise better tools to express our creativity, individuality, and unique voice in the world… …as we are happily baited into using platforms and …

I think I’ve become social platform agnostic

I think I have lost my faith in the social media platforms. It has been an interesting few weeks of thinking about the Internet in general, and social media in particular — namely its pros/cons, opportunity cost, externalities, and collateral, oligopolies, the tyranny of the network effect, and how all this impacts the future of …