Social media sucks
Posts are boasts. No real discussion around any subjects of value. Everything becomes race to lowest common denominator — idiocy
Group chat is the forum which cultivates rational discourse, engagement and learning.
People feel more secure, less of a target.
I’d rather talk to ten people I disagreed with but respected than participate in the homogenous echo chamber that typically emerges.
Far more valuable. Far harder to find.
What’s interesting is if we invert the paradigm.
Instead of the people being the product, what if the product was the people? The collective intelligence of the swarm for the benefit of humanity, instead of individualist solitude.