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completely unrelated but this is my favorite Wikipedia list and more businesses should join it:

@liaizon Amazing how they say they're for interoperability and open standards, yet refuse to even acknowledge the existence of existing working groups.

"We want standards! -- No, not those standards!"

@liaizon @Graylik one of the problems is that people don't process this stuff and it comes across as technobabble. At least for longevity, slow organic growth is a benefit over a rapid fad social network.

@Graylik @liaizon The media absolutely refuses to even acknowledge the existence of a non-commercial system based on open protocols. It's' infuriating how complicit they are.

Shameless plug, I've written a chapter about Mastodon, content moderation, Gab, the Fediverse, and this phenomenon for an upcoming book published by UMD. And here's a video about it, complete with 🎵animation! 🎵

#fediblock #isolatetrump

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sub-toot aimed towards one of the newest Mastodon installations: You can't just throw some software up on a VPS somewhere and expect it to be roses and sunshine. Operations at scale is incredibly hard, so good luck with that.

Folks in the , you should really be pushing for content management systems that natively support and interact within the ActivityPub ecosystem. Journalists and Media can be participants here *today* with the right software.

Public money, public infrastructure. The public sector must disentangle themselves from non-public communication platforms.

Mozilla has announced a grant of up to $30,000 "to people and projects that illuminate how to reimagine data in a way that shifts power away from big tech platforms and toward individuals and communities."

One of the questions I am asked at the #Eunomia meeting, are there any politicians/journalists using Mastodon? Help me out

Please send me handles of politicians/journalists who are active on Mastodon

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Write a letter to your representatives asking them to look into ActivityPub. I just did.

The public sector needs to be a participant in the digital commons.

[BREAKING] Leaked Facebook emails reveal "number one threat" to its platform: decentralized platforms.


For Christmas I wish the fediverse to grow, and Facebook to die

✔ Overview of recent #ActivityPub projects

• Ocelot Social - social and knowledge network for active citizenship:

• Dharma - community-building platform for Eve Online corporations:

• Vagabond - social network built with security and privacy in mind:

• hvxahv - multifunctional network based on AP, ipfs and Matrix protocols:

For all projects visit: |

Twitter has publicly launched their #Bluesky discord and theres ton of people joining it right now cause it was just boosted by Jack. I got them to set up a #fediverse channel and many folks are there discussing the fediverse in relation to the future of twitter. I think its important to make our voices heard there, whatever they may be. Right now there are way too many crypto people trying to push that direction. Come along for a ride!

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