Welcome to our final week (Week 4) of 2022’s Metafilter Events - MetaFilter Week! Get to know Jessamyn and the admin, meet the Steering Committee, discover the secret sauce in MetaFilter's approach to moderation, check out creative performances by fellow Mefites and participate in Metafilter Trivia Night! Along the way, learn more about internet communities and content moderation - and how technology is shaping the way we communicate and act collectively. [more inside]
It looks like the most recent Ukraine thread I know of has just been closed due to being a month old. In past posts, someone had always made a new one when the comment thread got large, and added a comment to the older post linking to the new post. That didn't happen this time. And using Metafilter's search for "Ukraine" doesn't show any new post at all. [more inside]
News and aid resources if you are feeling powerless and on the outside. These are cobbled together from a few places. [more inside]
Do we have anyone personally affected by the invasion of Ukraine? Does anyone have any resources to offer, donation sites, etc? I am contacting my congresspeople to urge them to at least send arms to Ukraine.