Building alternative social media

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Alternative social media.

1 As per Anarchist Cybernetics

There's a chapter called exactly this, "Building Alternative Social Media" in Anarchist Cybernetics on this.

With a list of desirable features:

  • Forums for conversation
  • Direct messaging
  • Sharing content with meme/viral potential
  • News feed with curated and user-generated content
  • Public relations function
  • Linking alternative and mainstream platforms
  • Central resource hub
  • Noise and overload filters
  • Overuse addiction warning system
  • General assembly function
  • Pad function
  • Memory / narrative
  • File sharing and knowledge exchange
  • Procrastination
  • Online decision making embedded in offline structures
  • Sections open to non-members
  • Architecture for collective autonomy
  • Flexible engagement options
  • Responsibility and commitment
  • Privacy, security and data
  • Easy backup of information

2 Elsewhere in the garden

Notes that link to this note (AKA backlinks).

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