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Brendan Howell @KnowPresent@mastodon.social

.@Blender's videos on #YouTube have now come back, but they are also being told by Google/YT that they HAVE to monetise them. #Blender are considering refusing, which presumably would mean the videos being taken down again:

blender.org/media-exposure/you

Whatever they once stood for, #Google's aim now is exploiting their users' content for maximum profit.

If you don't want your videos to be exploited, it is important to switch to an independent alternative:

joinpeertube.org/en/

#DeleteYouTube

its amazing that someone, somewhere, miles away, is literally setting a bunch of stuff on fire, so that your computer can see this fucking toot. and youre paying em to do it!!!! you're like "take my money!!! keep doing it!!! put more stuff on there, get it goin real good! i gotta see @jk's next toot!"

Whoa, Berlin's #FuckOffGoogle crew did some pretty precise work. This is at Torstr. and Schönhauser Allee.

Prvi toot z novo #dactyl tipkovnico. Takole zgleda (za na hr obalo :)

Hey fediverse, here's a fun one:

Tell me about your favorite, lesser known beverage/drink and what it tastes like!

Ideally, it's a regional/national thing that people from the other side of the world haven't heard about (Pepsi won't cut it!)

Can't wait to see all the responses!

RT @nothilfe@twitter.com: Was du wissen solltest, #Deutschland!

via Wolf Wetzel

Manches lernen wir sehr spät.
Mann merkt erst dass Mann weg muss wenn man geht.

an olive garden commercial written by a bot that watched 1000 hours of olive garden commercials

Just saw a huge, baroque ornamented across-the-shoulders tatoo stating "C'est la Vie". It's like the snake of regret eating its own tail.

may i one day have the same level of confidence as John W. Nystrom did when he proposed that the academic and scientific community implement a new set of numbers, including one called "bongtran"

The sisters of St. Cathode ask that you cover yourself with filaments and take pains to make yourself fully incandescent this evening.

I would like to announce a public server running #brutaldon: brutaldon.online/

Brutaldon is a brutalist, Web 1.0 web interface for Mastodon. You can use it as a client for any instance. Currently you do not need a separate brutaldon account. It is compatible with almost any web browser, including text-mode browsers like lynx, w3m, or eww.

Screenshots, issues tracker, and source code are available at github.com/jfmcbrayer/brutaldo.

Have fun!

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Take a year off, tour Europe on a bicycle, get rid of the synthesizers, maybe grow a beard, and then try your login again.

If it's worth doing, it's worth doing for money.