Sometimes we love to grandstand to an audience of strangers at a party, but we might share more personal opinions over dinner with five or six friends. Those two ways of communicating aren’t mutually exclusive; in fact, having both makes us whole. In the landscape of present-day social media, there’s just as much action in private Facebook groups, Slack channels, group text threads, and direct messages as there is on our public feeds. We need private space online; Stacy recognized this truth early.

Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet
from Claire L. Evans 📕