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The web wasn't lost by people posting baby pictures to Facebook. The web was lost when Google leveraged market dominance to enact a complete abrogation of web standards -- since the HTML 'standard' is now a 'Living Document,' the standard is "do whatever Chrome does," which is an unattainable goal.

There are four voting members of WHATWG. Two of them use Google's web rendering engine. A third is entirely financially dependent on Google. The other one is Apple. Who speaks for you? Nobody.

"No one is forced to use Facebook" 

@Reddymadhavan I can’t help but wonder why... What are we seeing here?

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@obra It’s been like that, at least, since 2016 but possibly earlier...

A dating app asked about my pet peeve. I couldn’t choose.

This could be a podcast... 😏

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US wants to ban TikTok because of possible (probable?) Chinese surveillance.

They’re fine with Facebook, though, because it’s them doing the surveillance.

“Social media”... Fuck that.

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Please. Let me identify myself with my PGP key on mastodon. Then the system can automatically help my followers find me when I change instances.

please boost my tooooot!

#mastodon #dev #hassle

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Guys, am I the only one who didn't know about #Twitter lending all of users' data to #Google?

cloud.google.com/twitter

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