Find myself checking in on Mastodon less and less. I keep looking around for more people to follow who talk about interests that intersect with mine, but…

I don’t know. Seems like something about the platform gears it toward the frivolous. It’s very much a social network, whereas what I’m looking for is more like an interest network.

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Considering trying out some other ActivityPub platforms. Diaspora*, maybe? Pump.io? Pleroma dovetails with Mastodon so much that I’m not sure there’d be much difference there.

Any thoughts?

Also:

While it’s cool that people are using ActivityPub to create alternatives to existing social networking platforms, I’m looking forward to seeing someone use the standard to create a platform that does something relatively novel — some heretofore unexplored mode of interacting and relating.

@lrhodes did you hear about the instance where you can not use the letter E, and the other one where that's the only letter allowed?

eeeeeeeets out there

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