You can artificially intelligence ad placement until the cows come home against that type content. Just keep your filters away from my work, my art, my voice, my soul.
They attempt to coerce us with siren songs of synergy, gorgeous UI, share count and social reach all the while monetization teams gather like Uruk-hai in the bowels of Mordor. So Instagram goes from 15 seconds to 60 seconds, what’s next, five minutes? They will continue to feature-fight to the point where publishers have all the same fancy bells and whistles no matter what app we use.
At that point I might as well post to You Tube or another app with better camera controls. If they ever go to more than 140 characters, what’s the point? The more they change, the more they look and stay the same.
It’s easy to give up our taco photos now, but what happens five years from now?
When a business can’t share content from one platform to the next, what happens to the bottom line? Or for the sake of humanity, when you want to write an emotionally moving piece to raise money for someone you know in need, but can’t, because TOS doesn’t allow for it or the algorithm doesn’t allow enough people to view it — or you can’t accept donations?
Snapchat gives us (another) messaging platform, and Instagram goes to 60 seconds of recording time. It’s an endorphin rush straight out of the slot parlors.
We’re driven by these numbers, shouting, “We need to put our content where the people are! First thing you have to do is fill out the SATs of online dating.You can’t proceed to the next awkward stage of eharmony until the other person responds back.Hey, I’m not saying I’m against publishing on platforms, I’m just saying not for the content that affords me the ability to provide for my family or pay the bills or protects my rights or expresses my beliefs.If I want to upload an amazing photo of Mexican cuisine, so be it.Content had a chance when content had to follow a certain guideline.