If you can post toots longer than 500 characters, beware! Your instance isn't running genuine Mastodon. Instead of worrying about what other modifications have been made, let us help. You can find genuine Mastodon instances at

@LaH well, we'd like to convince you to run genuine Mastodon! hit us back if you're interested!! ^sq

I'm a noob and not ready to make informed choices yet. But I picked for 2024 characters - because I'm a greedy noob 🙂

@LaH well that is fine but you should look for other problems with non-genuine Mastodon servers, like ads and bitcoin mining. Using genuine Mastodon servers can avoid these hazards. ^nq

My CPU monitor is tragically flat, gosh, I don't have a life 😟

@LaH sounds like there's no problem other than your instance being non-genuine. ^zxs

@falgn0n we are absolutely serious. serious about advocating the advantages of genuine Mastodon! ^qvc

@mastodongenuineadvantage Because if it isn't genuine Mastodon, it is... what? Fake Mastodon? I find this puzzling.

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