I think I never posted a Twitter link here, but today that's changing:
Twitter is introducing fucking Twitter Stories (ahem, Fleets), and I figured it's a good time to remind everyone it's finally time to join the Fediverse:
Wanna chime in? Be my guest!
@fribbledom Who are we kidding? Of course it was going to happen sooner or later, ever since YouTube added Vine like stories, TikTok arrived on the scene, and Instagram, Twitter felt left out.
@fribbledom So these are... self-destructing tweets, except they're still stored on Twitter's servers forever but we still pretend that they're not?
@likho @fribbledom Unfortunately it's a weak privacy feature at best because it suffers the same flaw as "Fleets" on Twitter or deleted posts on Mastodon. Once your post propagates to a server you can't control, there's no guarantee that the server will actually delete the post at your request. The ones acting in good faith will, but bad actors will not.
@fribbledom i got really mad when they decided to "test" it in my country back in march or something lol
Are there any #openSource extensions that do this? It would be great if when the user hovers over the link a little popup from the extension might say which rule is being broken (eg. t.co breaks "Twitter" rule)
Even better at the OS level but that might break software connections.
@fribbledom someone made a vscode extension to add stories to vscode and the developer ended up selling the extension off.
@fribbledom Strories is a good way to be notified from what and who you don't want to be notified! 😉
@fribbledom I gave up trying to convince Twitter friends to move to the Fediverse. I don't even log in to the birdsite anymore.
@fribbledom Best decision I ever made was to hop on over to the Fediverse. Use of Twitter is inversely proportionate to the enjoyment of using it.
@fribbledom "Fleets"? They've really abandoned the whole "bird" theme, haven't they?
Since it should be "flocks".
As in "it's time to form a flock and migrate the fuck out".
I agree, the last thing Twitter needs is another mechanism for spreading ill-thought through hate...
@fribbledom you can also share twitter links via a wrapper like nitter:
I use the Addon:
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!