Kyle Chaya, “The great Web 1.0 revival“, Gizmodo, 28 October 2012.
” (…) We’re tired of being told what to do, what to see, and how to interact online by platforms that resemble rat mazes more than sandboxes. We’re nostalgic for the close-knit, DIY nature of the early web, where everything was smaller, from the communities to the design itself.
So why not replicate this experience today? That’s the attempt being made by a handful of new sites and platforms, like the promised ad-free social network Ello, the lo-fi Tilde.club, and most recently, Facebook’s new retro forums app, Rooms.”