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Okay, so can someone explain to me, in a concise and clear way, the difference between the Local Timeline and the Federated Timeline? I'm lazy and don't want to look through the documentation…

@Amras local timeline has a real-time feed of toots from people in your instance - the one you signed up for. federated timeline is the same, but with all the other instances that your instance can see

@Amras Local timeline is people on the same server as you (in your case, mastodon.social), Federated Timeline also includes people from other servers that are followed by people on m.s

@Amras Local believes in states rights. Federation calls that racist.

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