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 ... in part...
Let's imagine for the moment the timeline as it were a gathering. Since I'm following +700 ppl I imagine it would be a gathering in that size.

And how can suggestions to those answers be implemented within the fediverse?
...share at least those info with a wider audience that has a significant high value/importance/relevance/desire for them to be listened to by others.]..
The purely chronological timeline is doing this to some extend.

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