"The problem with the global village is all the global village idiots." Paul Ginsparg
Mob rule overruns Reddit
Crap, I liked reddit, too.
It's not just Reddit. Watch *any* article from LittleGreenFootballs.com on Digg. Just as soon as it hits the site it becomes buried. I think we can expect to see more of this until and after the next U.S. Presidential elections.
yeah, I was thinking Digg, and now Reddit seem to have completely lost their way in terms of the topics they covered, it's all gone political and religious (but then the 2 seems so tightly intertwined in the US, you can barely have one without the other).
When are the actual elections? If this is what the sites are going to be like till then, I think I'll forget about them...
A system without moderators and editors will eventually decay and the inmates will be running the asylum. Makes me wonder is Lord of the Flies still required reading High School, seems most of the web 2.0 startup founders missed that or were absent that day.
Stupid thought or lack of, removed.
>Lord of the Flies still required reading High School, seems most of the web 2.0 startup founders missed that
The Athenians tried it. That's a big reason they lost to Sparta in the Peloponnesian War - and ended up killing Socrates. Add Thucydides to the reading list.
Something interesting - well, maybe only interesting to me. I used to look over to the right at the Online Users and see a long list of recognized names. Now, most of the registered users have migrated up to the Editors list. I feel outnumbered.
Might be heads on a pike.
Now, most of the registered users have migrated up to the Editors list. I feel outnumbered.
Don't worry Nebraska, there are a lot of people who don't show up on that list. FF keeps me logged out most of the time unless I'm commenting.
Cant wait to see 300 tonight.
Thermopylae - lesson to be learned - fight the right battle in the right place.
Spartans are over-rated - the Thespian and other allied contigents conveniently forgotten when people think of Thermopylae.
Now the Romans, on the other hand - there's inspiration you can use for social media management. :)
The Romans crucified people whom they considered disruptive.
What did the Romans do for us?
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