I'm thinking about using Twitter for real again, but primarily to interact with the Twitter 'Gaeltacht'. Am I a horrible person? o_O
@mairin perhaps there's interest in an irish instance? there's merits to the idea, but ofc, it's a matter of getting people to use it
@calvin might be a good idea. i'm a member of a celtic languages discord group now, could follow a similar model and make it a celtic languages masto instance?
the prob though in terms of language advocacy is that twitter is the target a lot of analysts use to determine language use
@lufthans I don't know, I'm very willing to do that if it's possible. 🤔
@mairin No. There have always been positive uses of twitter (for me, mostly, it's a great way to aggregate news information from people rather than feeds or sites). I trust the people I follow to point me at interesting things I might otherwise miss. They're much better than machine learning and AI :)
That said, what if you started up a Gaeltacht instance of Mastodon (mastodon.ie is already taken!). That might do more (because someone like me would be motivated to learn and join).
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