… addresses to image hosts, and large images use up lots of bandwidth. To circumvent these problems, Discord needs an intermediary service to fetch images on behalf of users and then resize them to reduce bandwidth usage.
I disallow notifications for almost every app (exceptions being Messages and FaceTime, at the moment). I don’t even let apps like Mail & Slack display badges icons, because the presence of a red badge while I’m switching apps with
⌘-Tab will stop me in my tracks and derail me from whatever I’m doing while I go and check it
I didn’t stopped liking things because I hate my friends or think they don’t deserve my “social affection” but because I was sick of Facebook sucking time away from my life with no tangible reward. I found that the value of the like was negligible and ultimately contributed very little to my life…
…overing them with a brand of fiery opinionated journalism that has made him no shortage of enemies. If there’s a consistent theme to be found in his work, it’s that large technology and media companies often wield their power to benefit themselves at the expense of consumers, and it’s only by shining a light on their abusive behavior that it can be stopped.