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  • BlankWindow
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    While I personally don't have issues making money off of their work I think it is something completely unavoidable. As a userbase grows it has to continually be supported which costs time and money. Reddit has slowly been dying under its own weight for a year or so and the founders made a good move cashing out.

    Any loosely structured internet society will crack under its own weight. At the same time those societies are going to resist structure that can save it. Resulting in the mob mentality (Hive Mind of Reddit) that eventually poisons all the smaller communities that older (Veteran) users retreat to.

    I've been looking for a smaller community with an easy interface to transition to and this is a promising solution. Unfortunately I have to sacrifice niche communities (like a single game instead of gaming in general) so some content will be lost, but will hopefully give me a wider angled lens on the more general concept.

    Just some 3AM rambles.