What's with all the 'Stop doing X' posts?

over 7 years ago from , UX Designer @ Google

I swear there's a new one every second day... 'Stop Using Wireframe Tools', 'Stop Using LinkedIn', 'Stop Password Masking'.

When literally every designer/project/situation is different, blanket rules are rarely helpful. Why can't we provide our perspectives without shoving them down people's throats? Yes, that may mean you have to forfeit some click-baityness.