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Following lots of people? Want to see what just a few are tooting?

βœ… Choose "edit profile" & check "advanced interface". Save changes.

βœ… Then, from inside the web UI, click the "bars" icon in the upper left corner above the search box.πŸ‘‡πŸΎ

βœ… Next, click on "lists" in the new vertical on the right. Click + to add a new list, name it, then add users.

βœ… You can pin the list using the "sliders" icon. Click "edit list" to add or delete users. That's all there is to it. 🐘 πŸ”₯ πŸš€

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How does Mastodon fit together? :thinkerguns:

"Home" TL shows your follows' toots plus whatever toots they boost.

Local TL is for THIS Mastodon server. We're on the main one. It has 463K users. It's admined by Eugen aka @ Gargron (in your follows). He created Mastodon.

If you were on todon dot nl THAT would be your Local TL.

Federated TL is a mix of all the various Mastodon servers. It now has a user base of 3.5M.

Try filters to make it less crazy. to block porn, anime, etc.

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@BernieOrVest
One thing I could add:
The accounts on your lists don't know about your lists, they aren't notified or anything (like they do on twitter)

@uint8_t

Good point, and they are also not lists that can be seen by anyone but the user who created the list. It's purely an organizational tool.

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