more than anything it's just... relieving to finally have a platform with the features i feel necessary for me to move away from something as restrictive and inhuman-feeling as twitter. i deeply want to interact with many people but it's so hard on there. everything is so fast and stressful, having to rail out follow-up tweets quickly to keep your context visible. nasty, nothing like actual conversation.
@emma_essex interesting that Mastodon is doing so well in Japan despite them having already such less trouble with character restrictions on Twitter, wonder what the other reasons are
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