Keeping one's own data is difficult and expensive and error prone, you should use a cloud service to ensure longevity
~ Google buys the cloud service; shuts it down ~
@bgcarlisle equally sad: those ideas that are bought and sold usually come from people whose express goal is to get acquihired by FAANG and similar.
So these startups know from day one they'll fuck their users up at some point in the future, they just tell themselves and us otherwise, in coded language that hides that eventuality.
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