Ok, so I have a tweet that's getting kind of popular on birbsite and I want to share the essence here too:
A guy tweeted that MySpace had lost all the music uploaded to it from 2003-2015. " An entire archive just... gone, forever."
So... this is your periodic reminder that uploading stuff to a website isn't an archive.
@platypus I'm not surprised. Many people out there are still relatively new to computers - there's barely a differentiation for many between storing things and sharing things.
And it's getting worse, too. How many songs, videos and images have now been edited on a phone or tablet without any physical backup at all? When that tablet dies, these people will lose EVERYTHING.
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