@Gargron Good to know all that Patreon money is going to a good cause
@Gargron Oh with your vast wealth I'm sure 😂
@Gargron whew that's a spicy meatball
@Gargron a non-big player gets positive coverage? must be bribery!
@Gargron at least the blow jobs are good?
@Gargron I wouldn't say no >.>
@Gargron they misspelled twitter, or... literally any tech company in the last 5-10 years 😂
@Gargron tfw you want to give a social media platform a sumptuous blowjob but you just can't get into it unless William Shatner is watching
Real talk: has anybody even broke even on running a mastodon instance or doing mastodon dev? I feel like becoming popular is a great way for costs & effort to go up.
The appropriate way to make money with a social network is to con a gullible VC and then never actually have any users.
@tomharris do NOT want
@Gargron SMH They're all in the pocket of Big Decentralized
@Gargron source? That’s too funny. I am guessing Business Insider
@Tryphon Haha, nah. Just a gamergater type.
@Gargron aaaa tootgate is here
@MightyPork lol you guessed where it's from
@Gargron Thanks for the additional income. I was starting to worry my checks from Soros and Putin were going to start to run dry.
@Gargron lol how much did you spend on that!? 30$??
@Efi Serious question or joke question? I have not spent a single cent on coverage.
@Gargron it was a joke on how 30$ is -a lot of money- for poor me ;w; XDDD
@Gargron - Imagine what you could have done with all that money you blew! 🤪
@Gargron I knew it.
thought it's true that since april mastodon kicked in (speaking about popularity), and that was after the couple of articles.
And the ppl that wrote it got paid for it.
I didn't read it in a way that it would mean that mastodon ppl payed for it.
@paulfree14 No the person who wrote this absolutely meant that I paid for reviews. And that's total nonsense.
...yeah. everyone seems to understand it that way. Maybe I'm missing something cause of my english.
Anyway I asked the person, just so I can be clear about what they ment.
(in case they tell me that it was ment different I'll let you know)
@Gargron but still unbelievable.
@koyuawsmbrtn Okay, I need to know. Does my toot read like it's supposed to be believable? Why did you write "but still"?
@Gargron "but still" stands there, because that thing where the screenshot is from might be still there.
@Gargron I bribed them with cinnamon buns
@Gargron You're really Satoshi Nakamoto and cashing out your Bitcoin to pump up favorable reviews of Mastodon from tech journalists.
Someone needs to make a tinfoil hat emoji. Why does that not exist?
@Gargron Actual LOL.
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