Language selection is now available in the Mastodon web app. Make sure your posts are seen by people who understand them!

Supports quickly finding the right language with fuzzy search and remembers your most frequently selected languages.

Appealing moderation decisions against your account without having to go directly over e-mail will be possible soon

This has been a lot of work and it's still not finished, but I at least have the layout figured out now so I want to share my progress.

It's a redesign of the report screen in the moderation interface, including many small and medium changes to how things work, too many to describe here.

Giving the hashtag page in the admin interface a long overdue facelift... Among other things.

Work in progress

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It's become quite a bit more complicated since I posted that screenshot, but it is ready now.

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Working on something I've wanted to do for a long time but never got around to... putting graphs on the admin dashboard.

Work in progress

Next version of Mastodon will allow managing IP blocks from the admin interface

In the next version of Mastodon, you’ll be able to continue watching or listening as you scroll away from a post

Probably a good time to mention that the next version of Mastodon will finally make account suspensions reversible (with a separate option to delete data when needed). Been working on that for a few weeks (among other things)

How to pick the most interesting color from an image? The current iteration of audio player takes the average color from the avatar and then lightens/darkens it to ensure contrast over the background. But the average color turns out to be grey fairly often. Is there a better way?

Would two buttons to jump back/forward by 10 seconds be a sufficient replacement for a tracker bar on Mastodon audio posts?

As I've revealed in my last Patreon post, I've been working on adding end-to-end encryption APIs into Mastodon as an upgrade to the direct message system.

Any and all technical details available at the moment are here:

An implementation guide for app developers is being worked on.

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Who of Mastodon app developers wants to add E2EE messages to their app?

Was thinking it would be nice to dedicate some area of the UI to tips about things people might not know about. For example, that you can move your followers to another account, or that you can export/import a lot of stuff. Don't know where I would put it though. Any ideas?

Updated: "Even though your account is not locked, the [server name] staff thought you might want to review follow requests from these accounts manually"

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