Wow this is actually a real good article about mastodon https://medium.com/@poshaughnessy/why-mastodon-is-defying-the-critical-mass-de3454109099
Real talk about nuts:
My son's allergic to peanuts, and I live in constant fear that he's going to be exposed and have to go to the hospital or worse.
People are better at this than they once were. But, please be considerate when sharing food. Read labels and ask people around you if they're allergic before digging in.
Mast is featured on the front page of the App Store. 🎉🎉🎉
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New version of Mast is here, and it’s better than ever! 🎉
@Gargron that's one of the great thing about the federated tab. Even if your home and local are quiet there's bound to be action on the fediverse. Mastodon is a pretty cool platform. Hang around a bit and you'll work it out.
TERFs and fash bs, science denial
It's kinda odd how often TERFs and other anti-trans hate groups try to claim 'science' as part of their hateful rhetoric when the science doesn't back them up at all, and when both groups often ally themselves with or belong to literal science-denying groups.
Like TERFs often are also anti-vaxxers and anti-med in general, while the other hate groups often believe in climate change denial.
So, I got an email about how I was un-suspended from Birdsite so I took a look around and wow has this site spoiled me... (TW)
Not only did the random order make my eyes cross, but the first 28 tweets were all uncensored sexual assault, rape, violence, child pornography callouts, and political horrors the world over...
I did not think that site could get any worse.
Remember that 2 years anniversary of Mastodon blog post? I put a time table of most notable features in there: https://blog.joinmastodon.org/2018/10/mastodons-2-year-anniversary/
So servers that are on 1.2.2, that version came out in April 2017. Imagine how much stuff they're missing, to say nothing of performance and security fixes
If you haven’t heard about it already, an all new beautiful iOS Mastodon app is now available on the App Store. 🎉
It contains 3D Touch, Today and Share extensions, Siri Shortcuts, iMessage Stickers, a Watch app, and so much more!
Okay, I've turned the thing on. But what is it FOR? I don't know yet. Maybe... what's this switch over he-
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!