@silverwizard This is one of the reasons I like PeerTube. I can just make shit for the sake of making it. I don't have to care about being beholden to the algorithm.
@silverwizard Absolutely. If I were trying to make a living off of my content, I'd certainly have to think long and hard about whether PeerTube was the right platform for me. Fortunately, at present I'm doing this all for shits and giggles, so I have the luxury of not having to worry about any of that.
I'd like to see a better solution for those cases, but I have no idea what it would look like. As you point out, it's not an easy problem to solve.
@silverwizard and even if Patreon or something like it were to fill that gap, you still need to get enough eyeballs in your content for it to work anyways. At present the reach of the fediverse of dwarfed by the major centralized services like YouTube.
@silverwizard I think the real problem lies in assigning as single company as the gatekeeper for these sorts of (financial) things. This was one of the things that I really liked about Bitcoin, not it's not without a host of other problems now.
@silverwizard I had a look, and apparently Flattr still exists and has a browser extension that tracks your usage and divvies up the donation based on that (you can override, however).
I don't think I like the privacy implications of that.
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