How to Build a Better Social Network

How to Build a Better Social Network

Social media feels broken, and not just because of Elon Musk and ads everywhere. One hypothesis that I find convincing is that everyone has become so obsessed with sending that hardly anyone is listening. Another, laid out in this post – and I think they are tightly interlinked – is that the incentive structures make platforms go stale or extreme. The solution presented in the post doesn’t quite add up, but it’s interesting food for thought.

From Weekly Filet #468, in December 2023.

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