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I love all you tumblr kids but you scare me so I'm gonna try for a bit. Follow me at @swampelf if 1) you're old and 2) you follow old people.

@pbandkate please get the friends on the other side to boost this badge to show support

Please boost if your account is safe for non-binary people. :nonbinary: :nb:

I mean yeah basically tumblr people y’all should try to get off of .social and onto a smaller instance for sure it’s a way better time out here where you can like. Actually follow the local tl and become friends with people and not have to worry about your overlord turning against you tbh

yet another reminder that jorts dot horse is open with massively overkill server resources -- seriously, we're using like 30% of our CPU power right now.

if you're thinkin' about moving off of dot social for whatever reasons, feel free to join the jorts rodeo!

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hmm, apparently pixelfed is getting near a version 1.0 and is nearing the ability to federate

i do wonder if setting up or something (or like, a cuter name) would be worth it

if you're not familiar, pixelfed is a federated version of instagram, much like mastodon is a federated version of twitter

some real ass meta honesty 

Gender is deeply felt by many and that deserves some explanation beyond a baseless false consciousness argument, if not a defense. There’s nothing wrong with having one. Any of them.

@chaostheory @norikawa 1.) The whole point of mastodon is the fact that it's spread over the whole fediverse. Having a ton of people on 1 instance runs counter to the point of the network itself

2.) There has been some discourse over how .social is moderated. I'm not super knowledgeable on this one but it has been said that the moderation basically falls on one unpaid woman while garg makes tons from patreon

:emergency:​ Big Ol' PSA :emergency:​

Hey! You should leave!

Here's some better places for you go instead!

feel free to share any more instances you'd recommend!

if you dont give people the means to have a say over the things they participate in, they will have their say anyway just in less constructive ways. sorry thats just how we human honestly

maybe people wouldnt troll your terrible easily gamed feature if you consulted the community about it and realized that nobody wanted it

*makes a platform level change that everyone hates without getting any prior input from them* wow, why is everyone reacting so strongly to this

Normally I think it's fine for mods to do volunteer work and not be compensated as long as the admins above them aren't making money, but when someone on top is profiting from your work, that's where I draw the line.

guess .social has a popularity chart now and i guess instead of scrapping it immediately when the response to it was hating it, gaming it, and mostly gaming it because they hate it, they're just, doing draconian moderation to it that makes no sense?

:yikes: :yikes: :yikes: :yikes: :yikes: :yikes: :yikes: :yikes: :yikes: :yikes: :yikes: :yikes: :yikes: :yikes: :yikes: :yikes: has too many users and people are starting to block it because they effectively have one mod.

I urge people not to use if they cherish their followers outside it.

I love all you tumblr kids but you scare me so I'm gonna try for a bit. Follow me at @swampelf if 1) you're old and 2) you follow old people.

( I’m talking about olds town)

tumblr dying was good actually because it redistributed users to other sites. i've been puttering around here, and on dreamwidth, and on pillowfort, and they've all got an influx of eager users.
so my point is, if we go to Amazon HQ with a guillotine,

heres a daily reminder that trans women are beautiful and i love u all

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