Interesting blog post on the history of GNU social and the #fediverse, which #mastodon is now the most well-known version of: thomask.sdf.org/blog/2018/08/1

"New users have been coming to the fediverse in waves. There’s always been a background level of organic growth but most of the action happens when Twitter does something stupid."

What's the next thing? Congress wants to drill Dorsey like they did Zuck. I'm sure he'll say multiple dumb things, more news articles, maybe there will be another wave

I have a bunch of friends from Twitter joining Mastodon tonight so I made a quick guide to how the site works. Making it public so anyone can see/boost it if it's helpful. If you have any questions feel free to ask!

Anybody know if you can get an RSS feed of your Mastodon toots?

Bit heavy for a Wednesday morning but a thought-provoking read from one of my favourite rogue (proper) journalists, Caitlin Johnstone
medium.com/@caityjohnstone/soc

One of the most dramatic places I've ever visited. The Circo de los Altares on the Patagonian Icecap. West face of Cerro Torre dominant

Getting disenchanted with Twitter censorship of accounts etc. Time to try this out.

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