Spot-on analysis by Max:
Generally speaking: The more independence a technology gives you, the higher its barrier for adoption.
I really hope that this when smart folks start putting their skills towards making the ideas of the indie web more widely available:
I think we’re at a special moment right now. People have been fed up with social media and its various problems (surveillance capitalism, erosion of mental health, active destruction of democracy, bla bla bla) for quite a while now. But it needs a special bang to get a critical mass of users to actually pack up their stuff and move.