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for iPhone, should I stick with Amaroq or try Tootdon?

whoa, TIL about Rustodon, "a Mastodon-compatible, ActivityPub-speaking server in Rust"

How different is mastodon from strait activitypub? Trying to gauge the feasibility of writing a mastodon compatible server

is anyone working on a [*gasp*] non-chronological algorithm for displaying toots?

So there's no setting to post only to your instance, right?

Small Instances: might want pleroma -- it's got lower resource usage, so, savings.

Large Instances: probably mastodon -- it has better admin tools rn, which are likely to come up

Expanding Instances: umm.. I guess you intend to be large,, so mastodon,?, why are you asking this seperately..?

Galaxy Instances: wait what what does that even mean what's going on here

Meditating Universe Instances: I THOUGHT THIS WAS SOFTWARE RECS

Via Motherboard:

"Cloudflare has confirmed to Motherboard that the company terminated service to Switter because of FOSTA, but also said it's 'a very bad law.'"

Also, you can reply to a post and remove the usernames from it. This keeps the post threaded in the conversation but makes it NOT a reply to the OP, which means it won't show up in their mentions but WILL show up in your timeline for people who don't follow the OP.

This is useful for when you've boosted something and want to comment on it; your comment will appear to all of your followers even if they don't follow the OP.

Bonus: you can re-add the OP's username at the end to mention them!

More resources:

"Password Managers for Beginners" by Martin Shelton:

And Wirecutter's write-up on their picks for managers (they like LastPass):

Random reminder to use a password manager if you aren't already! It'll help you stay safe online by using long, unique passwords for each service you use.

While LastPass or 1Password are great choices, I prefer KeePassXC

Official site:

Official quick-start guide:

My getting-started guide:

"You do not need an account on EVERY :mastodon: instance, Djoerd" (true statement by @BarbaraOosthoek)

did u know vim: Ctrl-w r rotates the current window downwards (which means if you've got two vsplits, it'll exchange them. if you've got three, it'll make the top one the middle, the middle the lowest one, and the lowest the top one. Etc.)

Ctrl-w R does the opposite

Regarding our recent outage. You can find an official statement below. The last documented time Cloudflare terminated services was when they terminated the account of a white supremacist website last year. We are waiting on answers.