PSA - I use the #cw content warning feature only as an exception. I have been informed that parts of the #fediverse use this feature much more often. If you rely on cw for the majority of toots in your timeline, you should NOT follow me. This should be a safe space for you in whatever way you prefer to use it. If you rely on cw for that, I am NOT a good candidate to follow. Thx.
@jwildeboer Yeah I think this is the right way to go about it. I remember when I started mastodon I really was aggressive about suggesting use of CW, and I think the lack of norms around it is why. Communicating what people can expect really goes a long way to mitigate this as an issue.
@jwildeboer It wasn't so much that I personally needed them, but rather that clearly here was a space where people who needed them had access to them, and they were the people who more or less founded the community, and it felt hostile to the people who created the community have all the new people just ignore them.
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