πŸ‘ In the Beginning was the Website

Liked In the Beginning was the Website by Desmond RivetDesmond Rivet

One of the key differences between the IndieWeb and similar projects like Disapora is that the former prescribes a methodology or pattern forΒ syndicating your content to sites like TwitterΒ and forΒ harvesting online interactions to those syndicated copiesΒ for use on your own site. In other words, the IndieWeb is not trying to dislodge the existing social networking giants, but is rather trying to cooperate with them. This is a crucial feature, and is the main reason why adoption numbers don’t really matter as much to the IndieWeb as they did to other attempts at open social networking. Even if the entire IndieWeb consisted of a single personal website, it would still “work”, in the sense that the owner of the website would be in control of their own content and would still be able to share that content with their friends on (say) Twitter.

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