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Annual Report 2022
Annual Report 2022
The 2022 Annual Report is now available for download! As a non-profit organization supported exclusively by donations, we like to keep our community updated on our yearly progress, and 2022 was an interesting year to say the least.
·blog.joinmastodon.org·
Annual Report 2022
Mastodon's Mastodon'ts
Mastodon's Mastodon'ts
There are a few fundamentally broken things about how Mastodon posts work that are terrible vectors for abuse, as well as being bad for basic usability. Maybe they are fixable, I don't know. To be clear: I am a fan of Mastodon. I have been enjoying my time there much more than I ever enjoyed Twitter or Facebook or Instagram. And I am 100% in the "I won't touch anything Jack Dorsey has ...
·jwz.org·
Mastodon's Mastodon'ts
Mastodon is easy and fun except when it isn’t - Erin Kissane's small internet website
Mastodon is easy and fun except when it isn’t - Erin Kissane's small internet website
my goal here isn’t to plonk down a big pristine block of research, but to offer a conversational glimpse into what real humans—who were motivated to try not one, but at least two alternatives to Twitter—actually report about their unsatisfactory experiences on Mastodon.
In my experience, building cultural norms into the tooling is much more effective and less alienating than chiding.
Constantly being told I was somewhat dim because I didn’t understand how to do things or what the unwritten rules were.
This, I particularly hate and hope desperately I did not contribute to.
A lot of people in the responding group found the process of picking an instance, signing up, and getting set up genuinely confusing.
The Own Your Experience school doesn’t really grapple with the genuinely terrifying dynamics of mass-scale complex systems.
·erinkissane.com·
Mastodon is easy and fun except when it isn’t - Erin Kissane's small internet website
Experimenting with a Single User Mastodon Instance - cdrum.social
Experimenting with a Single User Mastodon Instance - cdrum.social
Intro I’ve been using Mastodon maybe two weeks now, and I am liking what I’ve been seeing so far. Sure, the first few days were very quiet, but as I followed more users (and trimed as needed), and followed some hashtags, it started to become a useful service. I was on the mastodon.social instance. But, with Mastodon being a federated service, I wanted to run my own instance. Maybe to control my own data?
·cdrum.com·
Experimenting with a Single User Mastodon Instance - cdrum.social
The Roundup – episode 21
The Roundup – episode 21
The fediverse keeps expanding in different and new directions. The Japanese Misskey community continues to grow rapidly. Link aggregators such as Lemmy and Kbin are getting more popular, and much other news!
·fediversereport.com·
The Roundup – episode 21