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Pixelfed federates now! πŸŽ‰

Merry Christmas fediverse.

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We are an ethical alternative to Instagram.

The project is still young, but we are getting close to a polished v1.0 release with federation support!

We can't wait to join the fediverse. ❀️

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"standing on the shoulders of giants"

This project would not be possible without the pioneering work of evanp and @cwebber along with @Gargron and @mmn and many others!

I really look forward to the May 31st beta launch of pixelfed.org

The mobile app will be published on F-Droid soon! It works great on both iOS and Android πŸŽ‰

We have submitted the official Pixelfed app to the app stores! πŸŽ‰

End-to-end encryption protects your video chats from prying eyes & data leaks, which is even more important as we work and socialize remotely. Through the latest @NGIZero funding call NLnet supports new E2E encryption for the popular open source #JitsiMeet video chat solution, as well as a host of open source & open hardware projects like: peer-to-peer editing @libreoffice, live streaming in @pixelfed, automated vulnerability scanning for GNU Guix and much more -> nlnet.nl/news/2020/20200910-Se

Trending Hashtags, Places and Posts are now available on the Discover page!

Trending Hashtags, Places and Posts are now available on the Discover page!

Discovery is important.

We built a new Discover experience with trending hashtags, places and posts along with many other improvements!

Shipping Soon! πŸš€

Direct Messages beta will be released soon! πŸ₯³

- Local Only*
- Conversational UI
- Online/Active/Typing status
- Mobile app support
- Autocomplete mentions/hashtags
- Media sharing
- Experimental ephemeral and encryption support

* We are working on federation support, it's not ready yet.

Moved the Compose button on desktop viewports and emphasized it more on mobile viewports.

We are considering supporting boosted posts in Home Timeline, is that something you would like to see?

Pixelfed Loops is a Vine inspired experiment based around short looping videos, the beta launched in early 2019.

We have decided to retire this experiment and focus on an improved layout inspired by TikTok.

Hi there! Are you an avid free software user or open source developer? NGI Zero is an R&D funding program for open source software & hardware to enhance online privacy and improve open search and discovery. Together with @fsfe, @APC, Radically Open Security, Translate House and many more we fund and support projects like @pixelfed, @delta, @cryptpad... Check it out here -> nlnet.nl/thema/NGIZeroDiscover and here -> nlnet.nl/thema/NGIZeroPET.html or submit your own idea to make the internet a better place!

PixelFed is a free, open source Fediverse alternative to Instagram. You can follow PixelFed here:

➑️ @pixelfed

You can join a PixelFed instance at pixelfed.org/join

The official site is at pixelfed.org

You can self-host your own instance, instructions are here: docs.pixelfed.org/installing-p

Managed PixelFed instance hosting (for non-technical people) is here: app.spacebear.ee

#PixelFed #Instagram #Fediverse #FOSS #FLOSS #Libre #Photos #Alternatives

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