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 Interesting. I tend to Star and also reshare the better among many comments I view. If many people do this then it forms a meritocracy of peer-elevated postings. True, those with many followers have a far greater likelihood of some of their own posts being more visible, upranked.

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