decentralization Archive

As social media centralized, blogging's core infrastructure has withered

When “social media” meant “blogs,” there were many tools, services and protocols that comprised an infrastructure for federated, open, loosely joined interaction: the rise of the social giants has killed off much of this infrastructure, all but erasing it from our memories. Anil Dash compares the services and tools available in the new centralized web, and the new advantages of centralization, and also …