Today is the first day in a while where I slipped into hyperfocus, got loads of stuff done, and now as a result my schedule is even more messed up than when I can’t manage to do anything at all. Rude tbh!

Doing my part in upholding the fabric of society by refusing to reward people on Kleinanzeigen for being annoying

Something to consider when posting hashtags:

For people using screen readers, they know when to separate words either by spaces, or uppercase letters. 'mastoart' will try to be pronounced as one word, whereas 'MastoArt' will be pronounced as 'Masto Art'. It just makes life a little bit easier for those who rely on screen readers to interact with the fediverse :bear_hugs:

Journalists: “Here are multiple well-documented instances of Elon Musk trying to bully people he disagrees with into silence and mislead the public for his personal gain.”

Elon Stans: “The fact that you’re allowed to say this proves that he’s a genius!”

I also learned that the Mastodon “News” tab is internally named “trending_links” and displays a list of widely-shared pages that are identified as news articles through metadata:

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I thought it would be neat if I could intersperse my Mastodon timeline with RSS feeds to replace Twitter in its function as a de-facto RSS reader.

Turns out the Mastodon-fork Qoto already supports this feature:

Will continue to investigate. 🕵️‍♂️

Since there’s a lot of new people trying out Mastodon, something to be cautious about: your DMs can be read by admins of your instance and the instance of the recipient, and when your toots cross an instance boundary, it’s possible for your private toots to get boosted. Some of the privacy guards in place on platforms you’ve used before don’t work the same here.

Hi! is being slow right now, as far as I can tell because there's twice as many people using it at the same time as ever have; I'm working on making it go fast again, but in the meantime, do remember to invite people to instead of directly to People don't have to be on the same server to follow you! Thanks!

listen, i'm glad everyone is here/back but platform metacommentary alone won't be enough to make this stick. you need to start posting inane nonsense

what did you eat today. did you see any cool bugs


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