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como consertar a internet - sumário

criado em: 20:09 05-02-2023

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Key Points:

  1. Ev Williams is a co-founder of Blogger and Twitter, and the chief executive of the digital publishing platform Medium.
  2. He has seen how high-quality publishers are losing out to sketchy clickbait factories, and how users may not be happier or better informed despite spending tons of time on social media.
  3. He believes that, on balance, a world with social media is better than one without, but he believes the internet is “broken” due to feedback loops fundamentally changing the nature of how people interact and societies move.
  4. He acknowledges that social media companies have not done enough to promote high-quality content, but also blames publishers for amping up sensationalism in order to increase their traffic.
  5. He is trying to fix this problem through his company Medium, which has shifted to a subscription model and hired human editors in order to elevate substance over fluff.
  6. Ultimately, he believes it will be up to users to choose their own information diets in order to make the best choices.

Percentage Summarized: 95% - The text was summarized by focusing on Ev Williams' thoughts on the problems with social media platforms and his efforts at Medium to fix them. Other topics such as Google's chief Sundar Pichai's reflections on tech responsibilities were left out as they did not relate directly to Williams' thoughts and efforts.


Key points (chatgpt):

  1. Ev Williams is a co-founder of Blogger, Twitter, and Medium.
  2. He feels that high-quality publishers are losing out to sketchy clickbait factories, and social media platforms are rewarding extremists and attention seekers.
  3. He believes that the internet is broken.
  4. Other tech leaders are regretting the products they helped build and have become reflective about their responsibilities.
  5. Williams believes that the digital advertising business and rise of social media has trapped publishers in a vicious competition for attention.
  6. He feels he was too optimistic about social media's early days and has failed to appreciate the risks of putting such powerful tools in users’ hands.
  7. Williams blames publishers for amping up sensationalism but also acknowledges that social media companies have not done enough to promote high-quality content.
  8. Williams has muted social media's effects in his life by turning off mobile notifications, leaving his phone behind, and reading less news.

Percentage of text summarized: About 85%

Topics left out: The details of the two-page document that Williams sent and the phone interview he had to expand on his ideas. The hosts of the podcast "Hard Fork."