So basically Instagram ads is now what you used to find on teleshoping channels. And scams. Lots of those. Like companies trying to sell bras by using "bra wires is responsible of breast cancer" arguments.
It's sad because it used to be a nice social network 😒

Instagram current ratio in my timeline is 1 sponsor post, 3 posts, 1 sponsor post. 1/4 of the content is sponsor now. Wow @instagram@twitter.com this is low even for you.
Most sponsor ads are company rebranding AliExpress items and other crappy stuff.

"The Black Feminists Who Saw the Alt-Right Threat Coming" the interesting story of Hudson and Crockett using the hashtag to expose
trolls masquerading as women of color on Twitter in 2014. It didn't get better since.

slate.com/technology/2019/04/b

3. Talk about your product around you to different people different target audiences and list about their concerns
4. Hire doesn't necessarily mean full time, you could ask a freelance designer for a mission once you have some budget. People like @mcpaccard@twitter.com for instance ;)

Some people on masto asked about "what if I don't have budget/work alone on my product". That's an interesting topic
1. ethicalos.org/ is free
2. You could talk to your current users, ask them about their fears, about their pain points about their experience

RT @WalterStephanie@twitter.com

I'm tired or reading "We did not consider potential harm our product could do".
What you do about this?
1. hire designers, people who care about users, ethics, build a more diverse team
2. *** LISTEN TO THEM
3. check ethicalos.org/ to help you anticipate impacts

🐦🔗: twitter.com/WalterStephanie/st

Can I borrow some red flags from someone please, I don't have any left 🚩🚩🚩

Great read: "What the Superhuman Controversy Reveals About the Shifting Ethics of Software - The e-mail startup isn’t the only company learning that a product can be powerful and elegant without being good."

newyorker.com/tech/annals-of-t

I'm tired or reading "We did not consider potential harm our product could do".
What you do about this?
1. hire designers, people who care about users, ethics, build a more diverse team
2. *** LISTEN TO THEM
3. check ethicalos.org/ to help you anticipate impacts

New batch of foxy stickers ordered for @ParisWeb@twitter.com and the other events I will go to at the end of the year, whooot

I don't have a newsletter on the blog but if you want to get my weekly links in your mailbox you could try this RSS Mailer tool
👉stephaniewalter.design/blog/ca

✉️rssmailer.app/

And yes this is not an official w3c spec (yet?) you need a flag to play with it. I think it has a huge potential though
github.com/whatwg/html/pull/37

Native lazy-loading for the web: In Chrome 76, you can use the loading attribute to completely defer the loading of offscreen images and iframes that can be reached by scrolling.
Interesting spec, this will be a game changer for performance and ads
web.dev/native-lazy-loading

Nobias - a chrome extension that tells you if the media you are reading is right, left, etc, to help you jauge, credibility, authenticity, and politics in the press you read. nobias.com/

Ma banque française et son super message d'erreur super explicite.
On vient de m'expliquer qu'en fait je peux pas leur envoyer un message le dimanche. WTF?

Hum strange Waze does not show border lines (gmaps does). Could be useful to optimize itinerary in Europe (especially around Benelux)

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