Our obsession with organising everything around the latest content may be destroying the greatest value the web holds.
The last big user of the first platform I used has quit: Livejournal is not what it used to be.
Peter Merholtz, who first split "weblog" into "we blog", has been at the blogface for two decades.
Why do we give Twitter our most valuable thoughts?
15 years ago, most likely at his desk at Estates Gazette‘s then Wardour Street offices, a frustrated journalist opened Blogger in his web browser. He came up with a punny name, and started his second ever blog. His first…