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[–]wizzwizz4 5 insightful - 2 fun5 insightful - 1 fun6 insightful - 2 fun -  (2 children)

Two words: PeerTube.

Ok, that was one word. Two syllables. Maybe three. Let's call it two-and-a-half. (I'm not good at this.)

PeerTube is a system built on the same framework as Mastodon, GNU Social, Pixelfed, Pleroma…: the Fediverse. This is basically a way of making a sort of Web 2.1; you can make your own "social media" site (the main use so far) and connect them all up together so that you're not reliant on a single provider.

If you decide that the instance you're currently using is "going Facebook", you can move to a different one and still contact people on the one you were using before, eliminating vendor lock-in almost entirely. (That is, if people keep using different instance codebases so we don't get the Chrome effect.)

I could ramble on for hours, but… it's just a thought, but please consider it.

[–]Tom_Bombadil 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Ha! ;-)

Great intro, and even better comment.

[–]onemananswerfactory[S] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

I'll take a look. Thanks!