NOTE TO NEW USERS:

Mastodon's a cool place, but it's private like a local coffee shop, not a home bathroom.

Remember that the admin of your instance can see EVERYTHING you post, including direct posts. They can even disable 2 factor authentication, if you have it enabled (and you should. No really, enable that stuff now.)

Bottom line: Find an instance where you feel you can trust your admin, and don't send direct toots unless you trust the admin at the recipient's instance as well.

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It's important to note that Twitter, tumblr etc could also read your dms. No matter what site you are on you should be cautious what you dm.

@Vopo @theartguy & at least here you're a /lot/ less likely to have some impersonal ai trolling it for marketting data, sentiment analysis, and negative mood event detection.

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