1. Make it about your loyal users and less about the format of corporate and "tried and true" social media moguls like snapchat, Twitter, and the rest of their ilk.
  2. List was a success the way it was originally developed specifically BECAUSE it didn't pander to the instantaneous gratification schemes of the majority of social platforms.
  3. It fostered an honest, heartfelt, and committed community of users who actually gave a fuck about each other.
  4. A community that this most recent of updates (as well as others) has frankly flipped the bird at.
  5. Make it about your users.
  6. Or don't make it at all.