No, for the simple reason that there will always be a usergroup needing a something different than FB. A lot depends on the subject and how all the information has to be stored and presented.
as to politics, the problem is not that politicians are using social media it is that the social media platformsincredibleasia wrote: ↑Tue Jan 19, 2021 8:50 amI can't make Instagram or FB group out of my forum and I don't want to. I know that they like it because it is faster, you can access from the phone. you can upload videos and the most important you can become popular and earn money. Also you get instant replies there what you don't get on the forums.
Without wanting to open a can of worms.Lumpy Burgertushie wrote: ↑Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:46 pmas to politics, the problem is not that politicians are using social media it is that the social media platforms
have taken it on themselves to censor political view points and decide what information we can see and what we can't.
because of that, the major platforms are losing members by the thousands and even the congress is
investigating them for monopolistic business practices.
The same thing applies/happens if you let things go overboard for to long time in a forum too.warmweer wrote: ↑Tue Jan 19, 2021 7:19 pmAll public platforms do have a responsibility (whether it's based on legal rules, self imposed criteria or ethics) but they've been turning their heads away for too long and the lack of regulation didn't help.
The recent "happenings" are the direct result of the "bucket overflowing" and the best (and only) solution at that moment was to close the tap.
I added responsive theme for the mobile users, browser notifications but of course I can't add all the features from Instagram or FB groups and I can't promise, that our members will get replies immediately, although it depends on other members.
and if the content is for a niche audience and you do not know enough about it at all?KevC wrote: ↑Mon Feb 23, 2015 12:34 pmCreate 3-4 accounts and log in with each one at different times and reply to yourself. It looks like people are chatting and then encourages others to join in.cally6008 wrote:At the moment its just me posting as and when something interesting comes up but it just looks a bit boring, me talking to myself.