@codewiz This is an idea which has been suggested before, actually! The problem is then all you need to innovate is remove that feature, after people forget why it was there in the first place.

I think the reason people will opt for smaller instances is because they want to more control their data. But almost no one posts to record data, they post to get social feedback, and well, economies of scale definitely apply.

Frankly, I don't think it's a problem that can be solved, because...


@codewiz ...it's a problem that only exists because we're doing something we really probably shouldn't in the first place.

That is, social media probably is bad, if for no other reason than the fact it necessitates quantifying socializing, so any solution we come up for it is gonna be bad, and we should probably rescope everything as "personal communication" and see where things fall out from there. IM (not humble) O.

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