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@AndrewZimolzak @Plinz Thanks! I did the whole “early wireless as social media” thing in my later book “Writing on the Wall” (2013), which is a sequel of sorts to “Victorian Internet”
@eastbengal @TheKenWeb I have seen many previous attempts to do this kind of thing, and I can’t see why this one is any different, or any more likely to succeed. Colour me sceptical.
@mosseri @BenedictEvans Indeed. I think the big question is how you deal with the risk that "meaningful interactions" may be largely or mostly negative. Do I want a feed full of flame-war responses to crazy aunts' posts? At least replacing Likes with Reactions helps with the sentiment analysis, I guess
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