Stop mirroring your Twitter account to the fediverse, especially these retweets of a single picture without any caption or comment.

We used to say the Web had shrunk to four websites where people posted only screenshots from the other three, let's not add a fifth one to that dumpster fire.

@jkb I actually don't agree with this purely for the reason that making Mastodon seem like a viable Twitter replacement without asking users to also drop all of their tweets, content, followers, etc makes Mastodon more likely to succeed as a mainstream project rather than a relatively fringe one.

@aredherring Posting the same content on multiple places is fine, it's automatic mirroring that irks me because it has basically no value unless you follow the link and go to Twitter


@jkb Makes sense. As mentioned, I wish it was a bit more natural than just a mirror - something like a Twitter mastodon instance, where you could interact with Twitter LIKE it was Mastodon. Then it would become Just Another Content Hub.

Of course, this would eat into Twitters ad revenue so it'll never happen, but a man can dream

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