I see my web sites now as places where I post all the little things that I would be giving the big social media sites for free. These little things might not be important enough for other folk but they mean things to me or I wouldn’t be posting them in the first place. They are things I want to remember and record. It’s the great thing about personal web sites. They can be whatever you want them to be.
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Micro.blog is such a nicer place to be. You don’t have to worry about adverts, messed up timelines, or the feeling that everything you do is being data-mined and sold on to dodgy companies.
I’m going to keep my hosted micro.blog site but I’m not sure what to use it for yet. There’s no point in replicating what I post here but I want to support Manton and the service with a bit of money.