Off to GA tomorrow for another wedding. Hopefully this time NOT gun themed.

There's an option to auto-delete your posts based on different criteria built right into the Mastodon web app

"Settings" > "Automated post deletion"

12) Forced alt text/captions for image and movie uploads. Prevent users from uploading anything that would benefit from alt-text.

Let's treat accessibility as a requirement and not an afterthought (he says, tacking this on as the 12th item in a list…)

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Amazing what your can do in a couple of hours using SwiftUI and Swift Concurrency.

(Yes I am totally predictable)

Oh can't believe i forgot this one

11) (Optionally) Hide fav/reblog counts and favs/reblog notifications and UI. You don't need to see a score for everything you say online.

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(Getting to the nice to have…)

8) Auto-delete posts. This stuff shouldn't last forever (should be built-in to service)
9) Tools to help manager followings
9a) Mass unfollow tools
9b) Ability to (privately) fav or tag users or add notes to accounts.
10) Subscribe to public blocklists. I assume the russian trolls are here already?

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5) Sophisticated keyword/user/hashtag muting (time-based & permanent). Your trend is annoying/you're annoying. I never want to hear/read the word fediverse again.
6) Some mechanism to find mastodon accounts from the twitter account you follow. This is probably an opportunity for a different service - but integration into a client would be good
7) Multiple account support
7a) Every post/reply dialog has a "account to reply from" popup selector.
*) Just copy all UI and functionality of TweetBot

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Features sorely needed in a client (may or may not already exist)

1) Image thumbnails. Your stupid cat photo should NOT take over my entire timeline screen.
2) Per account disable re-blog. You re-blog too much. Your privileges have been revoked.
3) Easy follow/unfollow. Most apps require too many clicks
4) Optionall ignore content-warnings. They're overused to the point of uselessness. I don’t care for them. I'll survive.

Is the list of Mastodon apps on joinmastodon.org/apps accurate or is it missing anything significant (for iOS & macOS that is)

because I have so many new users coming #mastodonTips #mastodon

discovery/discoverability

1) in addition to a bio, consider also making an #introduction / #introduction post also check this tag to find people who are also new and their interests

2) communitywiki.org/trunk is a wonderful place to find people who are active. it is human moderated. if you decide to stick around and have the bandwidth to do so, consider joining a list to welcome others as well.

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Oh hello, all you new followers and Twitter-expats. Welcome to the Fediverse! Please make yourself comfortable, have a cookie: 🍪

Tomorrow should be an interesting day on the tweeter. May be hanging out here much more

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