Today's post, Collective Apathy and the Internet was originally published on 14 April 2009. A summary (taken from the LW wiki):
The causes of bystander apathy are even worse on the Internet. There may be an opportunity here for a startup to deliberately try to avert bystander apathy in online group coordination.
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