Dating on demand youtube
Advertising ruins literally every communication medium: Your mailbox? Deep, rich content and communities have evaporated save for a few vestiges such as HN.
Even this lacks the camaraderie of the forums and news groups of the past.
It's so sad, I personally am afraid to participate most of the time because I admittedly have very thin skin and those kinds of interactions can ruin my day.
Ask Historians is far more anal than HN with regard to maintaining serious discussion; maybe not quite so rule-bound as Stack Exchange ("delete this question with five answers and 100 upvotes it's off-topic") but strict about being a sourced, on topic, no memes or humour -type of place. There's strong discussion, a lack of insults/whining, and there are a lot of minorities and leftists posting.
I semi-chalk it up to the fact that the average age of the forum users is around 30-35 years old.
The main thing that has kept SA high quality is the registration fee.
I was on site in 2003 and I despise what its become. It's definitely changed a bit over past few years. And while we're at it, I also want to get rid of the advertising that came chasing after these people. You realize that, for example, Puerto Rico has mass protests going on, which are helped to organize with social media?
Even in the good ones there's so much negativity and discourtesy.Looking at what people were uploading and what people were watching leaves me feeling a bit wistful.It seems like it was a more authentic place before the money caught up with it. Covered in billboards, in a tacky Red Queen race that nobody actually wins. Nobody talks to each other in part because people who appear friendly are often trying to sell you something.It's more likely that even in our modern age of ephemeral video sharing, the idea of recording a video to introduce yourself to strangers still introduces substantial friction and stress, which would turn people off from engagement even if it were optional.Launch seven slightly different platforms, all of which have the theoretical scalability of You Tube, four of them using AI.