Tiktok’s enshittification

Tiktok’s enshittification

Why is your Facebook timeline full of posts you don’t want to see? Why is Google’s and Amazon’s search littered with bad results? Why are Twitter and TikTok pushing certain content and throttling other? Well, money, obviously. Or, as Cory Doctorow calls it: enshittification. An excellent essay that explains how all large internet platforms inevitably become Β«a useless pile of shitΒ».

From Weekly Filet #426, in January 2023.

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