[openstreetmap/openstreetmap-website] Feedback on website features (#1390)

Frederik Ramm notifications at github.com
Thu Dec 15 14:42:06 UTC 2016

I know I'm a minority here but I'd like to make the point nonetheless: Twitter is a non-open, commercial social platform with the aim of maximum possible privacy invasion in order to sell more (or better targeted) ads. Ads have the purpose of influencing people's free will in order so that they make certain consumer decisions. I wouldn't actively discourage someone from putting their OSM contributions on Twitter, but I would not like to create an environment where the UI suggests that it is "normal" or even "expected" that you use Twitter. There exists a sphere of "social" and "sharing" that does not involve the use of commercial, closed, ad-supported platforms.

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