Moving homes to ➡️ https://mstdn.io/@miren
Account migration is not working ATM, will properly migrate when it does. See you there!
A thread on MuskSite about how gamification makes it hard for people to leave and makes them a bit disappointed when they try other sites. Please do share over there if interested, if you're still posting there to try and help people escape...
Just requested my data from Twitter (sorry, Musk Social) which can do from https://twitter.com/settings/download_your_data
Apparently it can take 24 hours to prepare the archive.
Once I have my data, I’ll be closing my Twitter (sorry, Musk Social) account this week and telling them to delete my data.
The official Mastodon app really needs to add support for the "Local" timeline.
It was (presumably) left out because on larger servers it's an overwhelming firehose and seems useless.
However, on smaller servers it's a really important way to build a sense of community.
Instances like https://social.chinwag.org put a lot of work into making their local timeline pleasant for their members, and they have withdrawn from the https://JoinMastodon.org directory in protest at the lack of Local support in the official app. This is a bad sign, it shows something has gone wrong in relations with smaller instances.
Small servers are really good for Masto, because the more small servers there are, the harder it will be for any amoral billionaires to try to buy up the network.
If you agree that the Local timeline should be added to the official app, please add thumbs up to the relevant issues on GitHub:
Hi! mastodon.social is being slow right now, as far as I can tell because there's twice as many people using it at the same time as ever have; I'm working on making it go fast again, but in the meantime, do remember to invite people to joinmastodon.org instead of directly to mastodon.social. People don't have to be on the same server to follow you! Thanks!
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