• @NocturnalMorning
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    102 months ago

    Why is discord a business in the first place, what even is their product, my data?

    • BudgieMania
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      82 months ago

      I mean most probably yeah, but they have also been progressively locking more and more functionalities behind paid tiers.

      Now that they have fully penetrated and locked the market, killed any potential competitors, and become the default, I assume their “product” will be to make the free tier become less and less functional while also getting monetized in more annoying ways. If people don’t like it maybe they should have known better than to make it the default.

      Unfortunate.

        • @NocturnalMorning
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          Yeah, I’m not gonna be very happy when I have to find a new platform to host my game jams on. Discord is where like 80% of my online interactions happen these days.

          Im not big into conspiracies, but it’s almost like companies are intentionally trying to deplatform regular people so they can’t reach large audiences, only corporations can.

      • @NocturnalMorning
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        12 months ago

        I don’t know anybody that uses discord and pays for the subscription. They’re gonna be really sorry when they try to force the subscription stuff onto people, and it backfires.

        I’ve seen it slowly being pushed on me in increasingly intrusive ways. So far I’ve been able to ignore it, but we’ll see how long that lasts.

        • iAmTheTot
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          11 month ago

          Hi! You know one now. There are several people in my small server that either pay for Nitro, have bought profile decorations, or both.

    • @[email protected]
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      No doubt it does. especially damning if you look into the history of the founder. Discord’s data is worth too much not to be used. They even have it on the ToS that they can transcribe voice calls.