Categorizing Social Networks

You can broadly categorize social networks, or really any communication software, based on four criteria: Are replies subordinate to the original post (Facebook, Instagram, blog comments) or top-level posts but linked (Twitter, Mastodon, Tumblr, blogs with pingbacks/trackbacks/webmentions)? Do you primarily follow people/organizations (all the above) or topics (Reddit, message boards)? Is the default interaction one-on-one … Continue reading Categorizing Social Networks