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Lunaria

Moon Bunny! :3
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Posted on 01-23-18 11:31:06 AM Link | Quote
Would it even be worthwhile for me to get mastodon? I feel I need less social media in my life, not more. :v
Halian

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Posted on 01-24-18 02:01:00 AM Link | Quote
Originally posted by Lunaria
Would it even be worthwhile for me to get mastodon? I feel I need less social media in my life, not more. :v

If you like. I see it as a replacement for Twitter, personally.

(Also, your layout doesn't look quite right to me. o.o)
RanAS
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Posted on 01-24-18 04:16:00 PM Link | Quote
Originally posted by Halian
Also, your layout doesn't look quite right to me. o.o

excuse me, but may I ask what web browser do you use? because I just tested it in Firefox, Chromium and IE11 and I didn't get it to display the blue borders

(unless somehow your internet failed to load the layout's images, that could be an issue)
Xkeeper

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Posted on 01-24-18 04:30:55 PM Link | Quote
It's not very useful if you don't know some people there already and can't convince others to move, because it's just a somewhat quieter place. Even I don't really use it as much as I probably should (compared to Twitter, at least); it's just... different.
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Mis7eryMyra
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Posted on 01-27-18 05:51:32 PM Link | Quote
Hi, I'm late to the party, but I have a Mastodon now.

I'm @MiseryMyra@computerfairi.es.
devin

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i'm mima irl
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Posted on 01-27-18 05:52:36 PM Link | Quote
Enjoy my bad posts that I decided were too bad or not bad enough for Twitter or whatever
Xkeeper

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Posted on 01-27-18 05:58:54 PM Link | Quote
Welcome to the club.
Cryptovexillologist

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Posted on 01-27-18 09:35:57 PM Link | Quote
For a while I was like "I admire Mastodon more than I like it, it's the Soccer-in-America of social networks"but now I've found some great people there and it's my main social media presence these days, at Mastodon.social/@cryptovexillologist
BatElite
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Posted on 01-31-18 11:29:46 AM Link | Quote
I didn't have a plan for what I'd do with it when I made it, but I accidentally found a new interest and a bunch of people to make jokes at.
Decoy Blimp

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Posted on 01-31-18 02:17:23 PM Link | Quote
I'm trying to make an account but the site keeps freezing for some reason...

Looks like a pretty awesome site though, I'll definitely be signing up once my computer stops being shit.
Thaminga

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Posted on 01-31-18 08:39:37 PM Link | Quote
Been active on Mastodon for a good while now after a slow start in the early days, I'm @Thaminga@awoo.space over there.
Rambly

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Posted on 06-26-18 12:56:15 AM Link | Quote
Originally posted by Rambly
I got one of these silly things. I don't really understand how to use it or what Mastodon is. Like, the federated-ness... of it... I didn't really know which instance to pick, so I just picked the default one. I guess Mastodon lets you pack up and go elsewhere if you really want, though, so if I see an instance I like I can just move to it... right? It's gonna be hard to convince myself to use it as much as Twitter when most of my friends are on Twitter already and convincing them to even try Mastodon's gonna be impossible...

I'm back on Mastodon again, I guess.

Dunno if I'll be super active on it, but I'll have an account around, at least...
Swingball
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Posted on 07-21-18 03:59:02 PM Link | Quote
There’s another social media like this too. It’s called Diaspora which has the more Facebook atmosphere to it I believe.
Tarale
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Posted on 07-22-18 06:18:42 AM Link | Quote
ahahahahahaha Diaspora, shit, I haven't heard that one in years
Tarale
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Posted on 08-17-18 07:03:33 AM Link | Quote
So Mastodon is kind of blowing up again because there's a move to deactivate Twitter accounts in response to their shitty handling of Nazis and APIs and whatnot. It's kind of interesting. I don't think many will stick around.
marrub

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Posted on 08-17-18 08:59:47 AM (last edited by marrub at 08-17-18 09:02:03 AM) Link | Quote
Oddly, I signed up about a week before any of that happened on a whim. I think the universe is trying to tell me "get away from and don't go back to Twitter you dimwit." (Or, of course, it's purely coincidence. )

Personally I've never felt very engaged with Twitter. I like the micro-blogging structure, it meshes well with me. But Twitter is... er... I'd like to put it into nice words, but honestly it's just shitty. It feels like it was made with heart originally and then at some point the corporate machine sucked all that away and left us with a husk of a platform that's been overtaken by however many tech buzzwords you can think of (machine learning, algorithms, etc.)

Having something in-between longhand conversation and chatting is delightful. Extending that with a platform that gives power to the people is ingenious and more importantly it works. Etiquette can always be taught. But it only matters when the environment encourages it.

E: Oh, right, it's @marrub@sleeping.town (backup is @marrub@mastodon.technology)
Darkhero

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Posted on 08-20-18 11:49:53 AM Link | Quote
With all that's been going on with Twitter I've been considering it more lately, but I hardly tweet as is.
Tarale
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Posted on 08-21-18 06:40:58 AM Link | Quote
Well, a friend set up their own instance, so now I'm also at @Tarale@aus.social
devin

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Posted on 08-22-18 12:13:03 PM Link | Quote
I'm still alive and kicking on .social, for some reason, even though it basically collapses every time Jack Dorsey says/does something stupid again. Ah well.

The influx of new users/followers is pretty nice though, even though it's led to another wave of discourse about decentralization/federation/etc. and a bunch of bad takes about "will this Twitter clone actually last????" (even though it's been basically thriving for two years or so now?)

I really should start following people back again. I think I've pretty much just been getting followed by cool people and then completely forgetting to do likewise.
Toshi
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Posted on 08-22-18 12:36:37 PM Link | Quote
i've been thinking about it since twitter had that weird stuff going on but im not sure really

i really dont know if anyone i follow on twitter has a mastodon, and i dont think too many are willing to migrate to mastodon
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