/yu/ - https://www.neustadt.fr/essays/against-a-user-hostile-web/The internet's so fucked. By extension, so are we. It's so goddamn depressing to think about how the one place where I can feel even slightly good at something is such a shithole. The web's fallen


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 No.939[D]

https://www.neustadt.fr/essays/against-a-user-hostile-web/
The internet's so fucked. By extension, so are we. It's so goddamn depressing to think about how the one place where I can feel even slightly good at something is such a shithole. The web's fallen so far, and it's only getting worse. Is there any hope of restoring it back to what it was?
I feel like the entire human race had a mere 20 years to communicate with itself freely, before the internet became commercialized and nobody can fucking say or hear anything real anymore. Will we ever be able to achieve such true global interconnection again?

 No.941[D]

>>939
Damn... Im read that article and i want to make 22chan as anonymously as possible. The next thing im gonna do is remove google recaptcha and use selfhosted fonts

 No.946[D]

>>941
Thanks Twoot. You're a great guy.

 No.947[D]

>>941
twoot, while we're on the topic of anonymity, what benefits to tripcodes really offer to 22chan? the reason I ask is that while they may have a useful and verifiable purpose, at 4chan they've been a big part of the steep decline of the site in general, where any noname meaningless normie can pretend like its reddit and make sure everybody knows who's making that valueless post, and I think they also gave rise to the generals culture, where the trips allowed people to think that its necessary that people know they're some authority figure in a special general thread. anyway, I kind of ranted on accident, but I did want to bring this up

 No.948[D]

>>947
Hmmm, you're right. I mean we would still have ids on /pol/ and so.

 No.949[D]

>>948
I think its perfectly fine on /pol/ there's a lot more going on there that necessitates the ability to distinguish who's saying what. foul play in a political climate would be one of the worst types of shitposting in my opinion

 No.950[D]

>>948
How about robots.txt ?

 No.951[D]

I actually believe that the internet died a couple of years ago, the web's appeal was in exposing yourself to new ideas, and finding people who are intersting in yours, this requires the user to go out of their comfort zone and reach out to others.
The internet now is boring, it doesn't interest the same type of people who lived it's ealy days.
If you are looking to get that same feeling of connection with others the web provided in the past, i would try the old way, traveling.



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