No matter which social network you're on, following a diverse group of people helps you taking a peek at the other side of your personal filter bubble.

You don't have to agree with everything and everyone, but please, at least try to listen to people and their opinions.

It will help you appreciate your own life, and may just make you a little wiser.

@fribbledom this is so true!

I've learnt so much since I started diversifying my follows.

same here!
I'm wondering how to support this by software design.
Since there is the federated timeline, ones stream is just one click away from diversity.
Yet I don't like to use it much in it's *current* design.
What is bothering me, that it's difficult to find, what I'm wanting to listen the most to. And it is, what has a significant importance to the one posting it. I want to listen to their opinion on things that really matters to them...1/

...but I don't want to listen to everything. I also obvious can't.
Which in it's current design leads towards listening to those that write 'the most' or being more reboosted, will be the once drawing my attention.

I've shared here some thoughts how this could be changed:
(feedback aprichiated)



@paulfree14 @maloki @fribbledom Sometimes, perhaps regularly, pick a letter in the alphabet and focus attentively for a time period, even 10 minutes on just reading and perhaps developing empathy from one of the people you follow, or one of the people followed by someone who follows you, or a follower of someone who you follow. Next time pick another letter of the alphabet, another person who has toots and replies that are visible. Sort of daystalking with no malicious intent. @Dassinger Aloha.

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