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Abuse is killing the social web, and hence it isn’t peripheral to internet business models — it’s central

Abuse is killing the social web, and hence it isn’t peripheral to internet business models — it’s central. It has significant chilling effects: given a tipping point, people will simply stop using a network, and walk away…and that appears to be what’s happening with Twitter. Abuse is just as central to tech that connects people as selling beef that isn’t contaminated with salmonella is to an industry that feeds people. — Umair Haque’s treatise on abuse as the insidious vector behind Twitter’s decline.
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