Be aware of a common scam running on the internet - someone emails you with a password that you will recognize and threaten to publicly bad post things about you on social media unless you pay a ransom. The password and email come from some web site breach, such as LinkedIn. Don’t fall for it. Delete and move on. Also, take this opportunity to get a password manager and use a different password on every site/service you use. ✌️
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"The plunge in Facebook’s share price puts the social network on track to rack up the biggest ever one-day drop in a company’s market value.... the Silicon Valley company revealed that 3 million users in Europe have abandoned the social network since the Observer revealed the Cambridge Analytica breach"
You can avoid #YouTube's weird algorithms and broken subscription system by subscribing to channels through RSS instead. You don't need an account, just a feed reader.
Put the channel's username in this address:
You can then add this RSS address to your feed reader app.
For example, OnePotChefShow's RSS feed is:
You can also make RSS feeds from channel IDs (strings of letters and numbers):
Liberapay is in trouble, here's our blog post that explains the situation and what you should do if you're one of our 2000 active users: https://medium.com/liberapay-blog/liberapay-is-in-trouble-b58b40714d82
Hello RSS fans!
Can you recommend some good open source readers that are suitable for beginners (i.e. easy to install and easy to use)?
All platforms considered: Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iPhone
(For phone apps, they should be installable from the default app store.)
They also have their own Mastodon account at @pixelfed to distinguish it from the general PixelFed platform.
~1 million Creative Commons images on 500px.com are dissapearing tomorrow!
If you have the resources please install the Archiveteam's Warrior program and select the 500px project! https://www.archiveteam.org/index.php?title=ArchiveTeam_Warrior
irc is #500pieces on efnet
thank you (boosts very appreciated)
@Gargron Considered setting up a Mastodon instance with nsa.social? https://shop.gandi.net/en/domain/suggest?search=nsa.social
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!