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I've spent the past week getting to know myself better and doing some self care.

I am proud to come out as a gay man.

I never thought I'd have the courage to do this and I really want to thank the fediverse for helping me be comfortable with who I really am.

I love you guys ❀️

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In case it wasn't clear:

I am anti-racism, anti-sexism, anti-homophobia, and believe black lives matter. If you have a problem with that, smash that unfollow button.

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"We have enormous freedom. That’s not a gift that was given to us, it’s a legacy that was left to us by centuries of struggle. By centuries of people that most of whose names are completely forgotten, the ones who created the freedom and the rights we now have, and that will be taken away unless you constantly defend them."

- Noam Chomsky

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"When you don't create things, you become defined by your tastes rather than your ability. Your tastes only narrow & exclude people. So create."

- Why The Lucky Stiff

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Comments from remote accounts now generate notifications!

We also improved comment threading, more federation updates will be released this weekend. πŸŽ‰

Updated the join link on to point to until the new instance picker is ready.

I'm working on a new instance picker that will be easier to use and filter instances based on interests.

Stayed up all night working on :pixelfed: and I start work in a few hours, minds well stay up πŸ˜…

I still think about the final episode of whenever I hear this song. Miss that show, but it couldn't have ended on a better note.

Bad - U2

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After some time.. Many user request and some great support from we now also host a #Pixelfed instance for you all pretty pictures, amazing graphics, videos and GIFs!

Have a nice time and enjoy! :blobcathearts:

Added logos to a few of the popular projects, lots more updates coming to this week!

Good Morning :blobcatcoffee:

FundOSS is matching OpenCollective donations for today, please donate if you can! 😁

Added Rules to pixelfed like mastodon has, not for mobile apps but for .

My goal is to eventually use FediDB for 's instance picker, and every other listed project will have one too!

I have big plans for FediDB aside from ActivityPub testing πŸ˜‰

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FediFollows has been on the #Fediverse for one year! πŸŽ‰ πŸŽ‚

A huge thank you to everyone who suggested accounts so far, and to the accounts themselves πŸ‘

Hand-curated directories are often seen as old-fashioned, but I think they have a role in getting people started on new decentralised social media.

FediFollows currently has 2.3K followers across a wide range of instances, so even people who don't follow me are more likely to see these interesting accounts in their hashtag searches.

Go Fedi!

I might not be the best person to give advice on development, but I do think experienced AP devs should be doing more to help mentor new projects and developers for the sake of the .

I'll never forget the times that @Gargron boosted my early Pixelfed posts, but I feel like we're not in that era anymore.

Don't be afraid to ask for help, or be intimidated by follower counts.

We all started something from nothing, and the real ones don't let ego define them πŸ˜‰

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If you know anyone working on an ActivityPub project and they need any advice/feedback/help or want to spread the word, tell them to DM me! I am more than willing to help or spread awareness!

This song means a lot to me.

It helped me through a pretty difficult stage of my life and I still get emotional towards the end.

"It's going to be okay, I promise you."

Never give up.

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"Thank you for listening
Thank you for never leaving me
It's gon' be okay
It's gon' be okay
I promise you
I promise you"

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Hello WebP πŸŽ‰

You can now enable support in the admin media settings!

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The new home timeline isn't for everyone.

Now you can choose to always show older posts, like the old home timeline!

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