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What are good ways to rewrite a social network and still keep old users?

My answer to What are good ways to rewrite a social network and still keep old users? on Quora

Don’t rewrite. If you’re going for a major overhaul, do it in as many small steps as possible. Massive rewrites are a great way to completely kill all forward motion on your product.

This is What are good ways to rewrite a social network and still keep old users? by Simon Willison, posted on 2nd September 2013.

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