Interesting piece on the reverse side of the network effect: the more people leave, the faster the remainder leave. So what will make people leave?
What's left? "A boring, bloated middle. Near-nil cutting-edge content creators... [just] non-political sixty-somethings who like cat pictures and dancing dog videos, plus a few trolls".
New opportunities will result "for marketers, entrepreneurs, social media users, and the public at large... expect to see a proliferation of niche-specific sites", which means real opportunities for the fediverse.
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