This is the kind of book programmers at read.

I know for a fact that the person behind mastodon stayed up till 3AM working on the tooling. That is a real person losing real sleep over something I'm using and asking others to use.

It can make criticism feel incredibly personal.

Folks at : there's a new CSS theme (red) ! If you have any suggestion, tell me.

The best thing about Mastodon is that it brings back "social" to "social media" 

Since is a little long when referring to our instance, is anyone down for ASoIaF based nicknames? Dragonstone is an obvious choice, Valyria too.

Though both those sounds a little like we're 10 year olds trying to pick a cool name for the fort we built

@camarena Same! Been on here only a short while, still figuring things out :grinning:

Where's the best instance to host bots? I don't necessarily want to flood local timelines. They'd all be related.

So you can't see who people follow on other instances? This makes it a bit hard to find others I know mutually. Well unless they boost a toot.


1. "mastodon" is a piece of software that runs on a server. There's a lot of servers that run it & u can follow ppl on other servers.

2. When u follow someone from another server, your server receives their toots.

3. The federated TL is all public toots that the server receives, ie all of the toots from everyone that ppl on your server follow.

4. ERGO: if u want to see more toots in the fed TL, follow + get other ppl on your server to follow ppl from other servers!



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