If you have followed me recently, Hello!
There are about 50 of you this week, and I'm not going to have the time to individual vet each of you to decide if I want to follow back, so instead:
If you're a new follower of mine, and I don't follow you, and you think I'd like to, respond to this and tell me so?
@ajroach42 Hi! I'm following you because your interesting threads on future-proofing computing and delay-tolerant networks piqued my interest; both areas of interest of mine.
I just wrote https://changelog.complete.org/archives/10119-how-the-attention-economy-hurts-you-via-social-media-sites-like-facebook about the problems of the "attention economy", so I don't tell people to pay attention to me. Follow me if you like, or not, it's fine😃
Interesting article one of the reasons, very true about adverting which is why i like it here.The content here is far better too,k twitter has turned in to a massive hate filed cesspit,
What I also find frustrating is that a lot of mainstream social media is output, try and reply and engage you don't get anywhere,
Agreed, what those who just think social media is for output don't realise is by not responding to questions it tells people more about them, enough to know that we don't want to deal with them.
Same for not replying to e-mails esp when they are asking for opportunities for others, I reply and get nothing quickly in terms of a response. .
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