So I was wondering, why is everybody so hesitant to put their face online, like what is the problem with it if you truly believe that you should face the actions for what you say other than somebody showing up and beating you to death because they recognize you from the internet, which shouldn't be the case if you 1. aren't popular 2. don't leak your location online
@metalune maybe the answer is as simple as some people don't like their face. might not cover everyone though
@metalune Why would it be anything more facing actions than using an avatar? I use a pseudonym and a not recogniseable picture because I don't feel like I want to share it, I like being anonymous, it's just me, who I am, people here probably know me better than most people in real life anyway. Also it just opens you up for googling, and people can take things out of context and start harassing campaigns, the most wholesome places I know are anonymous, while facebook is a shitshow.. go figure.
@sotolf there's a lot of thruth to this, it's just that I was wondering about it. De-anonymizing actually means that you might always be held accountable for what you say online, which of course has a lot of drawbacks when taken out of context and such
@metalune look at Facebook, do you see anyone held accountable on there? It doesn't work in practice, I have a "brand"with my nick, I mostly use the same everywhere, so I still have to watch out that I'm not being too much of a dick, accountability doesn't need someone to be deanonymised, not at all, I haven't seen it helping anywhere it has been tried, it does not work the way you think it will.
@metalune It's personal information that isn't relevant to anything. There's no benefit to me in having that information online.
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