"Mastodon and the W3C" has 100 "fans" on Medium. Not bad
For comparison, "Learning from Twitter's mistakes" (one of the first articles I've written) had 65 "fans", while "Welcome to Mastodon" (the April one) had 283.
Life goals: April levels of Mastodon usage, but like, all the time, consistently.
I think the commercial networks are bound to keep screwing up sooner or later. One of the things Mastodon offers which the silos don't is self-determination.
Like, hypothetically, I could make a stupid design decision in the software, but even then there's forks and community input.
The only way for silo users to counteract top-down abuse is leaving to.. well, us
@Gargron With commercial social networks we do, what they want us to do. It should be the other way around. It requires effort and has costs, but freedom and better (self) control are worth paying it.
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