Sometimes I feel like if I do so I’m basically serving as an ad, and I don’t really care for that, especially if later I find that the business was scummy in some ways (which is often the case, especially later as it changes leadership/ownership).

If you do, how do you deal with it?

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    3 months ago

    But if a product is so damn great, do you want a person whom you care about to use an alternative product and have a worse experience?

    When I see people using LastPass, I feel obligated to inform them about BitWarden, because it’s free, open sourced and audited.

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      3 months ago

      I feel less conflicted about talking up community-built things than business-built things, since the former can use the attention and typically lacks any sort of marketing or other means of promoting themselves. Businesses don’t need any more of either given they often literally have marketing divisions or can afford to hire marketing firms.