As a note to our new tumblr friends, the fediverse is a primarily volunteer-run thing with the admins paying for all the server costs out of their own pockets

If you'd like to chip in towards keeping the fediverse running then most admins have patreon or kofi links somewhere that you can throw a couple of bucks at from time to time

@ThisIsMissEm I wouldn't be a massive fan of that, I prefer the sort of "hey, we've got this running, come join, maybe help if you want" vibe that's the norm at the moment but if an instance wants to go that way then that's fine

@ThisIsMissEm you might be surprised, with an admin that's approachable and a good community people generally try to chip in a bit when they can


@troubleMoney from experience of being a founding moderator for Switter, that's not entirely the case. Better to have a goal and to allow people to natively chip in, rather than have to use third-party platforms.

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