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Well this is refreshing..don't think I've ever been to a site that recommends using an adblocker. Awesome! Way to be botwiki.org!

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The Social Dilemma is a great documentary. Will hopefully spread awareness about the issues with social media and surveillance capitalism.

Too bad that the official site has an illegal GDPR implementation with a dark pattern to accept Google tracking.

thesocialdilemma.com

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@fedilab
Imagine a day, where the first app everyone installs is f-droid and playstore is the new IE.

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If Google does not want to listen to my explanations, I will not change the app for them.
The way they are acting is unfair and don't give any trust concerning next publications.
I prefer to spend my time to help people to switch on #FDroid for getting the app.

#Fedilab

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I was notified that @tateisu's Mastodon app "Subway Tooter" has received a warning from the Google Play Store citing user-generated content that "incites discrimination".

A Mastodon app does not host or promote any content. The user types the address to connect to. The responsibility of moderating resides with that server. So unless Google is going to drop Chrome, Firefox and Opera from its platform, this is completely out of line.

Source in Japanese:

mastodon.juggler.jp/@tateisu/1

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open 👏 source 👏 projects 👏 should 👏 not 👏 use 👏 closed 👏 chat 👏 platforms

Just cleaned up my social profiles. It's so toxic.

Towards a larger personal goal of mine - "" a complete guide to prioritize and switch to the fediverse over other corporate social media.

I'll blog on this later. Perhaps a video on PeerTube? 👀

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their.tube/

"Theirtube is a Youtube filter bubble simulator that provides a look into how videos are recommended on other people's YouTube. Users can experience how the YouTube home page would look for six different personas."

"YouTube’s recommendations can drastically shape someone’s experience on the platform and, as a result, shape their worldview."

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Signal introducing message requests and calls on Signal Desktop (beta):

signal.org/blog/message-reques
signal.org/blog/desktop-callin

– Message requests give more control over your profile data when you join groups or somebody tries to contact you for the first time.
– Signal Desktop introduces one-to-one voice and video calls for beta testers.

#Signal #MessageRequests #Calls #InfoSec #Security

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Direct Messages beta will be released soon! 🥳

- Local Only*
- Conversational UI
- Online/Active/Typing status
- Mobile app support
- Autocomplete mentions/hashtags
- Media sharing
- Experimental ephemeral and encryption support

* We are working on federation support, it's not ready yet.

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kinda dumb to build a platform that can be turned off by just by some old dude's pen

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So what's the identity of Instagram these days? Some kind of monster?

Snapchat clone ✅
YouTube clone ✅
TikTok clone ✅
Creativity 🧐
Originality 🧐
Soul 🧐

💰

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I'm searching for an older toot where I explain why we do not have "verified" on #Mastodon. You can put in the :verified: custom emoji in your display name for that ❤️

Every users on here is the same in "rank", every person is equally important ❤️

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