a while ago I started writing a blog post about how communities don’t scale and why we should stop trying to make giant social networks work (ie twitter/fb). my argument was largely based on Dunbar’s number but reading https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1723464.The_Breakdown_of_Nations has only made me think this is the case more.
soon ill finish writing this post (esp now that I have more ammunition for my argument), but for now I’d just like to say that I think the fediverse is a great idea.
@stevenleeg I gave it another shot but yeah, there was too much fringe for my liking. The author seems to have good intentions and ideas, though, so hopefully he'll be able to grow a good community, decentralization is something we sorely need.