Ben Werdmuller blogs some second thoughts about Threads:

But there’s a bad taste in my mouth that isn’t going away, that has its roots in the genocide that Meta enabled through its actions and inactions, and the political polarization in the United States that it was undoubtedly a part of, and in Cambridge Analytica…

Good post. We haven’t forgotten about this or any of the other problems with massive ad-based platforms. I think it’s okay to hope that Threads is a step forward for open networks and want Facebook to fail to control social media again.

Manton Reece @manton