Micro.blog is adding ActivityPub federation support and cross-posting to Mastodon https://www.manton.org/2018/11/07/microblog-mastodon.html
Toot 1.1 is finally out! It is, as usual, available on the App Store.
If you have it already, you should see an update soon!
The 40th Ubuntu Touch Q&A is this Saturday, November 10th at 19:00 UTC. Join us for the latest development updates, and answers to your questions!
Forum Link (questions): https://forums.ubports.com/topic/1950/q-a-40-is-this-saturday-10-11-18-19-00-utc
Live Show (Nov 10th @ 19:00UTC): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47Qdv9vTblw
Getting my @elementary desktop sorted
I know trying to educate about it in a toot is futile 'cause the people who'll be confused by it won't see this message, but I'll do it anyway for the record:
Mastodon does not have a verification badge. And if it did, it would not be near the name where it's so easily spoofed by custom emoji and standard unicode.
What Mastodon does have, in the upcoming version, is link ownership verification, and it's on the profile view.
There are four lights.
Follow friends and discover new ones. Publish anything you want: links, pictures, text, video. This server is run by the main developers of the Mastodon project. Everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!