Of interesting wants and relevant needs

It’s not about how good or bad your content is – it much more about the algorithm, it will give your following multiple times more than the quality of your content ever will. Maybe I’m just backwards, anti-change, anti “new things” but I can’t help think that is fundamentally wrong. It is truly not the humans steering the ship, but the algorithm. It is obvious that this is not the natural, organic way. Should it be? The true crime is that if you’re not even aware of this, when you could and should be. More discussion is needed. Away from the Kardashians. Continue reading “Of interesting wants and relevant needs”

Youtube has profound systemic problems- The ship is sinking.

Youtube has been around for many years, and yet it is so new, that many obvious and profound problems materialize only now.

YouTube makes the video content creator responsible of the content of every comment section of every video that he/her has ever published.

This means that if your video comment section contains something (specific words) that the YouTube algorithm has deemed “advertiser unfriendly” your video will not give you any financial gain. i.e. You will be put out of business.

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Real money from fake attention?

Youtube video by the channel Veritasium, suggest that a social media company, which name starts with an F, gets a big chunk of it’s income from fake profiles, fake likes, fake attention. That content is amazing, and what is much more amazing is the upheaval it has not stirred up.

Bank sites most likely have very small number of fake identities as users. Fake identities would cause the banks more harm than good, eat up their credibility and trustworthiness. Therefore the registration and signup processes are much more robust than those of any social media platform. Continue reading “Real money from fake attention?”