Linked: “YouTube Testing Non-Chronological Video Order in Subscription Feeds”

YouTube Testing Non-Chronological Video Order in Subscription Feeds for Some Users – Mac Rumors: Following in the footsteps of companies like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, YouTube this week confirmed that it is “experimenting” with a way to organize its users Subscription Feeds that removes reverse chronological order and uses algorithms to “personalize” the video order. …

Screwing Your Vocal Minority – 500ish Words

Screwing Your Vocal Minority – 500ish Words: All of this is to say, it’s fucking insane that Twitter has killed their native Mac client not once, but twice. I don’t care if it only had a hundred thousand users, a thousand users, or a hundred users, it’s the abandonment of those users that’s insane for …

Linked: “The Internet is going the wrong way”

Scripting News: The Internet is going the wrong way: Medium, a blogging site, is gradually closing itself off to the world. People used it for years as the place-of-record. I objected when I saw them do this, because it was easy to foresee Medium pivoting, and they will pivot again. The final pivot will be …

Subscription hell – TechCrunch

Subscription hell – TechCrunch: Incentive alignment is one thing, and my wallet is another. All of these subscriptions are starting to add up. These days, my media subscriptions are hovering around $80 a month, and I don’t even have TV. Storage costs for Google, Apple, and Dropbox are another $13 a month. Cable and cell …