Bookmarked β€œThe Linux of social media”—How LiveJournal pioneered (then lost) blogging (Ars Technica)

George RR Martin’s platform switch reminds us of an early blogging giant greatly changed.

This post provides an insight into the rise and fall of LiveJournal. Along with Dale Beran’s dive into 4chan, these posts provide an insight into some of the creative origins of the web.