Infrastructure companies need a distinct approach to moderation that focuses on neutrality and due process.
A Pandemic Year, Coronavirus and Information, Zeynep Tufekci Cuts Through
Looking back on the pandemic through the lens of Stratechery’s Articles about information. Plus, why Zeynep Tufekci is the writer of the year.
Roblox vs. Second Life (and Minecraft), The Creativity Era, Roblox’s Business
More on what makes Roblox unique, and why App Store fees are ever more difficult to justify.
The Roblox Microverse
Roblox is something new and interesting that abstracts away the platforms underneath it.
The NFL’s New Rights Deals, Amazon’s Rumored Deal, Post-Pandemic Sports
The upcoming renewal of NFL rights is a marker in what will be a decade of upheaval in TV.
Google’s Ad Announcement, The Privacy Sandbox, Google’s Advantage
Google’s latest ad announcement sounds like a big win for privacy, but it may make practical outcomes worse for users, with little harm to Google.
Interoperability Defined, AppLovin Files S-1, The Facebook-Shopify Value Chain
AppLovin’s IPO and recent acquisitions are another example of how Apple’s policies will give the edge to big players.
The Web’s Missing Interoperability
Truly unlocking competition in tech means increasing interoperability; an absolutist approach to privacy is doing the exact opposite.
Twitter’s Analyst Day, The Interest Graph, Super Follows
Super Follows made the news, but Twitter’s Analyst Day was interesting for more reasons than that.