Subscriber City: What happens when you need an app to access anything (reallifemag)

"Apps merge the need to isolate with a celebration of convenience, as though having our access to the world mediated by tech companies were the silver lining" ...  "Once consumers were trapped in the garden, lured in by ease of use and escape from the chaos of the open web, platforms could treat users however they wanted to" ... "In the emerging subscriber city, segregation will be obscured by a screen-thin veil of convenience and optimization"

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