Thanks to @emacsomancer for forwarding to me this article about "demetrification" of social media https://www.wired.com/story/internet-healthier-without-like-counts/ (not showing like counts, follower counts, etc) and how dramatically user behavior is changed when we do expose these things.
On BoingBoing: https://boingboing.net/2019/09/12/flickrs-glory-days.html
@cwebber @emacsomancer @zigg "…platforms in the awkward position of detoxing users from an addiction they initially introduced to users." Yes. Bluh.
Cybrespace is an instance of Mastodon, a social network based on open web protocols and free, open-source software. It is decentralized like e-mail.