Somewhat ironic that Sidewire won’t itself respond

I found myself nodding — a lot — as I read Today’s Internet is Optimized for Noise, as its goals echoes so closely Hashtag Platform.

Common goals

After all, Sidewire bills itself as a technology platform that seeks to give:

Where’s the community?

So as I downloaded Sidewire some two weeks back, I posed a question:

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A quick summary of the NYTimes article appears behind the …, and is followed by remarks from Sidewire-approved commenters, like this one massively useful one:
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Deflated expectations

I confess to being rather deflated by the reality. I thought ‘community’ meant more than this.

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