I have a lot of shrines/fansites lined up that I'm so ready to work on, but...I keep thinking...

...what's the point? Nobody will care. Fansites aren't a thing people visit any more; everything's all TikTok and Instagram. hell, even frickin' *Tumblr* is becoming a desert.

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Maybe it's enough that I care, that I have fun messing with code and sorting through information and creating media, but...I just...I want it to be *seen*, too. But that's not really going to happen.

To think I used to piss and moan about how fanlistings destroyed the shrine. Social media destroyed the whole creative web, and dances on its grave.

Maybe I'm just old and sad and depressed and can't move on with the times, or something.

"This is my last crusade,
No one is listening, anyway"

@evenstar *hugs, wishes I had more to say* The new web sucks ass. :\

@evenstar I was too young to experience the glory days of fanlistings (think toddler age), but I love fansites and I've made my own. I think most people my age with the technical ability - especially those who acknowledge how awful social media is - enjoy the overall fansite experience & are creating them.

Of course, fansite makers are always going to be a minority in the world, but that helps our corner of the internet maintain a small town feel at least.

I'd love to see your new shrines!

@hanecco thank you for reminding me of that! It's sad to see how much the fansite/shrine/general-handmade-site community has shrunk over the years, but sometimes I's not quite disappear wholly, not yet. ♥

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