Reminder: If you've come here from Twitter, check https://bridge.joinmastodon.org/ periodically for more people to follow as they show up here (and if you've never used it, now's the time!).
Another useful thing: There is a language filter in Preferences (https://mastodon.social/settings/preferences), but it doesn't apply to the Federated Timeline (yet?).
The Federated Timeline is a lot more useful/managable after hiding content from a few noisy/irrelevant instances.
Figuring out how to block instances was difficult, though. Here's how to do it: Go to the profile of someone from the server you want to hide toots from, press the ••• button there, and select "Block everything from <server>".
Why you can't do this from the Filter section of your preferences or the ••• button on toots...
pet illness, fundraiser
my cat shumai has cancer and I'm raising money (along with her other caretaker) to help pay for her treatment. shumai is healthy and happy after recent surgery to remove a large tumor, and is responding very well to the follow-up chemotherapy. we want to be able to keep it going long-term as necessary:
here is a picture of shumai in a box
this model is *incredibly* dishonest and I feel ashamed of all the times I tipped big because it was miserable outside and apparently *most of it* was pocketed by the company instead of the driver I was trying to pay extra
ive decided to stop using doordash due to their tipping policy. "dashes" have a guaranteed minimum payment of, say, $6. you'd think if you tipped $4 the delivery person would get $10, but th…
Spend more time with the people you love to be with: https://whatagreat.link/
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!