IndieWebCamp Pop-Up Session: Respectful Responses

January 23, 2021
Sat 10:00am - 12:00pm (America/Los_Angeles)

How do we enable more positive serendipity & discovery via our websites, between both existing friends & family, and new positive interactions. And how do we raise barriers to spam, harassment, and other unpleasant social media interactions.

It's not just "fixing comments", it's much more than that.

Respectful responses include even simple interactions like likes, bookmarks, and reposts, as well as indirect comments like quote tweets.

Facilitators: Tantek Çelik, Marty McGuire

Background reading (optional, but it'll help with context and advancing the conversation)

Wiki page of archive notes etc:

Blog Posts


  • Marty McGuire I'm going! IndieWeb-friendly personal sites can work together to provide all kinds of social features to the web. Likes, replies, bookmarks, GIF responses, reaction videos, and way more! But should our sites do this? Recreating the dopamine-hit, engagement-maximizing, abuse-inviting patterns of the social silos is likely not the answer. How can we make the web social while protecting one another? Let’s start a conversation and find out in this IndieWebCamp Popup!
  • Chris Aldrich Many who attended @WeAreNew_Public‘s #NewPublicFestival earlier this week may be interested in this upcoming IndieWebCamp pop up session.