it's becoming epidemically idiotic, on mastodon, u c people using the CW NSFW fuck.

nsfw, began 15 years ago, to prevent porn-like stuff ya friend u follow from suddenly popping up on ur screen when ur boss might be behind. Now, it seems anything sensitive, e.g. political opinion, even just plain text, r deemed to warrant, nay, require, a NSFW screen. The milen gen r truly supreme idiots of our times.

@xahlee Are you talking about *any* CW, or only CW labelled "NSFW"?

Because CW doesn't mean NSFW.

@xahlee In that it's content which some people might choose to see and some people might choose not to see? How is this an issue?

I'm fortunate, the only thing which really triggers me is the sight of texts I've sent to exes when I was drunk. But I appreciate CW from someone who tweets… erm… toots on fascinating topics and also boring/annoying topics, that I don't need to see more than one line of boring stuff. Wouldn't want to unfollow someone like that entirely.


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