A. Is this a good idea?
Q. It is certainly a better idea. Whether or not it is the best possible is another question …
Q. The thing is that any alternative needs a certain critical mass of people to adopt it before it will work. I just can’t see how the breakthrough can be made by any completely independent alternative. Anything that can take over from FB needs massive publicity.
A. The “fedvers/activertypub” network has over 2 million users and growing. What we need now is a push and keep pushing of this. The Labour party should be doing this… it will likely not due to #fashernista agendas… but am not inside to make a real judgement in this? Any one in the loop?
A. What would a state lead social network look like? A big centralized #failbook or a local run federated network?