@lumi the problem is we need some good, open source and decentralized alternative for it, cause these don't really exist
Whatever the pros and cons for relatively technical users, the discord audience don't care.
They want integrated voice, chat, and fun social spaces with minimal cost, financial and effort. IRC will never be that, and that's why discord has absolutely smashed IRC/Jabber and TeamSpeak/Vent/Mumble use in gaming.
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