Are Cameroon pet scammers offline too? https://social.freedombone.net/notice/152012
An Electron-based desktop app for Mastodon that lets you use multiple accounts https://github.com/rhysd/Mstdn
Internally, big sites like birdsite are massively distributed databases.
Look at the federation bugs you see on #fediverse. Delays. Glitches. Missing posts.
Twitter has the same issues, because these are fundamentally hard computer science problems. The tinfoil hat brigade sees censorship and conspiracies, where people who know how these things work just see the expected bugs.
yes, securing identities and impersonation are problems, but being able to jump between servers freely is a feature. be a person, not a globdamn #brand
Another detailed .gif on how to get verified.
Reminder that according to Mastodon Socials ToS the only thing anyone "HAS TO" cw or mark as sensitive is overtly sexual content.
Just because you can't handle something doesn't mean it's "simple" or "common courtesy" for someone else to recognize.
Example: someone who follows politics is not going to see it as something to hide.
It is not other people's job to curate to your brain.
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