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selling your platform as "the cool platform with cool people" and defining success in terms of its userbase size is a losing proposition, because as the userbase grows larger you will inevitably let in tons of shitheads

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the only way for a platform to succeed at being "a cool place with cool people" is to let the few cool people you trust in, and then vet everyone new, and that is not something that will scale

@heartles im like, pretty sure at least, that the reason it's like this is because eugen wants to make a twitter competitor instead of the thing he ended up actually producing

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