Scene: Morning, December 25th 2018 I went to a message to my mum over Facebook – “i’m on my way to dinner, see you in an hour!”. My messenger text area abruptly grayed, forcing a page refresh. Presenting a stale alert screen on a black overlay, obscuring my feed.
“The community standards policy violation appeal has been rejected.” Over Twenty thousand followers were thrown from the group into the abyss without so much as a orphaned user notification.
Shock gave way to anger, and eventually to action by creating #KRATOMAPP and engaging group administrators, and their followings to create a self governing community that can dictate the direction, features of this new discussion app.