Patrick McKenzie

Patrick McKenzie quotes on metrics

I work for the Internet, at @stripe, mostly on accelerating startups. Opinions here are my own.

Twitter wisdom in your inbox

Never miss the the top tweets from Patrick McKenzie with our email digest.

1

Engagement is a toxic metric. Products which optimize for it become worse. People who optimize for it become less happy. It also seems to generate runaway feedback loops where most engagable people have a) worst individual experiences and then b) end up driving the product bus.

Get the top tweets via email

Never miss the the top tweets from Patrick McKenzie with our email digest.

Get the Patrick McKenzie email digest

Twitter wisdom in your inbox