So what's the deal with the visibility of followers on #Mastodon? I can see the total number of followers of people, as well as the total number of people they follow. But when I click to see the list I only get a handful, and sometime straight out an empty list.
Is this by design for privacy reasons? (which I'd understand, although it's weird it's, AFAICT, not tunable) Or is it an unintended bug?
@zacchiro something something the federation of the data, if you go to their full profile page on their home server do you see them all?
@zacchiro eg: when I click on you or anyone I get "Information below may reflect the user's profile incompletely. View full profile"
For you, you have 321 followers, but I only see 8 listed in my view within my social.coop account, but if I go to https://mastodon.xyz/users/zacchiro/followers I see them all (well, I haven't counted to verify, but, it *looks* like 321 ;) ).
@zacchiro Your instance does not know the other profiles yet, or something like that.
Federation is ... suboptimal.
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