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Last updated Aug 15, 2023

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the ==standardization== of all events, no matter how big or small, delightful or traumatic, to fit the same mashed-together timeline.

First, what would it look like for a social media platform to ==re-establish perspective?== To attenuate the strength of signals over distance—not geographic distance, necessarily, but other kinds? (This is obviously related to my broad interest in adding more negative feedback to these platforms.) Second, in the absence of any such attenuation, I think a practical and healthy thing that any user of social media can do when confronted with a free-floating cube of news is ask: ==how big is this, really? Does it matter to me and my community? Does it, in fact, matter anywhere except the particular place it happened?==