“In my several long conversations with Campo, he seemed deeply torn about Telegram. He still felt a profound admiration for Durov, and he saw the surges of new users as personal vindication for quitting his old job at WhatsApp. But he had started to wonder about the lack of transparency and insular culture around his boss—a man whose whims may increasingly influence the fate of democracy around the world.” Darren Loucaides in Wired: How Telegram Became the Anti-Facebook. “Hundreds of millions of users. No algorithm. No ads. Courage in the face of autocracy. Sound like a dream? Careful what you wish for.”

+ Peter Thiel has stepped down from the Meta board (to spend more time with Satan, Asmodeus, and Beelzebub.)