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The End of Social Media and the Rise of Recommendation Media

Recommendation media is the new standard for content distribution. Here’s why friend graphs can‘t compete in an algorithmic world.

Want to watch or listen to this essay instead of reading it? I’ve also published it as a podcast on Spotify and YouTube.

But first…what is social media?

Enter recommendation media

What comes next?

RIP social media



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Michael Mignano

Michael Mignano


Co-Founder, Anchor and angel investor to 50+ startups. Former head of talk audio at Spotify.