me, geeksplaining... https://www.orkpiraten.de/blog/i-am-on-mastodon-now
The goth cockatoo at the Zoo Berlin is the best cockatoo.
while I'm at asking noob questions: What is it with all those follow/federation bots that keep following me? Is this just technology made visible, or are they scanning me to determine if I'm a spammer?
Ok, I just now grokked the upside of the local/federated timeline thing:
When I just asked a question, I had four followers. Only one of those particularly active. But due to the fact that my question showed up on the timeline of others too, them knowing that I am part of their instance/group, they helped me.
Immediate upside to Twitter, I like that! (also, 500 characters for the win!)
Twitter has this thing with sort-of threaded conversations being shown. Does Mastodon do something similar somehow? Just in case I see a reply and wonder what it's for..
And once again, cat #1 has decided that it's mandatory bathrobe cuddle time. Guess that's what I'll spend the next hour for...