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1. Filter languages

I don't want to see toots which in a language I don't understand. So I checked

Preferences- > Other

You can find daily trends in right side of the profile page

Enable account discovery to let others find your account easily

You can also add tags in your account description, those are clickable in profile directory

If you own a domain you can verify your account by adding a html tag

Make use of lists to get different feeds based on the people you follow

Some accounts to follow

Media official accounts:

Live law @LiveLawIndia
National Herald @nationalherald
Medianama @medianama

Media bots(unofficial)

Ndtv @ndtv

ANI @aninational

Hindhu @hindhu

Internet activists, lawyers and journalists

Meghnad @Memeghnad

James Wilson: @jamewils

Anivar Aravind: @anivar

Saketh Gokhale: @saketgokhale

G Sampath: @samzsays

Gautam Bhatia @gautambhatia

Pirate Praveen @praveen

Want to mute all accounts from a particular instance? Go to profile page and select this option

Tweets which do not involve you are not searchable by term is not available in the platform by design. So add hash tags to find them later

There is a variant of mastodon which is having extra features like thread mode, bookmark tweets and more. these features are not available on mastodon.social

Read more here glitch-soc.github.io/docs/

You can restrict the tweets to your followers, you can also enable follow approving mechanism if you want to filter them

Some functionality of mastodon do not make sense? Ask with hashtag

You can add :verified: in some instances to get twitter like verification image in some instances. But it is not actual verification, it is just appending a custom emoji with name. This is not available in mastodon.social because it is misleading

@tachyons is there a restriction on audio file sizes and video file sizes. If yes, how much, any idea ?

@shirishag75 30 MB for videos, could not find any limits for audio files

@tachyons thank you. So in essence I could upload whole songs if I wanted to ;)

@tachyons
They're only for the current instance though, as I understand it...

@dheadshot it includes federated toots from other instances as well

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