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Discussion on: I feel like the quality of posts in Dev is deteriorating

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Tim Carey • Edited

I am a new dev and new to this community but I have already seen most of the problems you mention in this article. I have seen enough content from multiple different resources where I can spot the phony, plagiarized and outdated content from the quality stuff. The key is not sticking to one resource but sifting through as much information from multiple resources and come to your own conclusions. Adding quality control can devolve the community very quickly if done improperly. Even if done properly it would probably still devolve into a wasteland of toxicity and gatekeeping.

Being a content creator or an educator is something that not all people are good at. More people need to come to this realization, swallow their pride, shut the hell up, and get out of the way of the people that are good at educating and making content. More people need to hold themselves accountable. Before making a post they need to ask themselves....am I just doing this for content sake, or is this actually giving something valuable to the community? If more people held themselves accountable the community could still flourish without the need for toxic quality control measures.

People holding themselves accountable? HAH, isn't that a pipe dream.