Interesting thread about the security / abuse vulnerabilities that are inherent to federated platforms like Mastodon.

A street artist has been improving Facebook billboards across London.


That is, if you go to the settings page and then at the bottom click 'Find friends on Twitter' (on, at least)

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'Mastodon Bridge' has done a bad job of finding people here that I already follow on Twitter, and there's a lot of manual adding needed. How does it make a link between their account and their Twitter account? Do they have to have used the features first too?

Hello @Mastodon! I joined the instance back in 2016, but it doesn't appear to exist any more so I've had to join again. What happens to my old account?


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