Curious about the demographic of fedi: Which of these regions are you on?
[Original question was "What continent are you on?" but that has some issues]
(Ordered alphabetically in case you're wondering)
Please boost if appropriate, I want to reach as many users as possible.
Oceania is defined as in https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oceania - it is not a continent, but instead a geographic region consisting primarily of Australia and New Zealand. I had to collapse those into one to avoid needing more than 8 options.
At the moment this doesn't pass as a verifiable source to me but apparently Kevin Mitnick passed away?
EDIT: Apparently it's confirmed.
The Dutch government is now running their own Mastodon server
In translation, it talks about "value-driven alternatives to social media"
The message I'd like to see governments adopt is a little different: "digital communications is a critical part of civil communication and the government should not be running on corporate platforms"
When an app asks for permissions, the OS should not only let you answer yes or no. Every category should have a "yes, but feed the app fake data" option.
Want my contacts for no reason? Have these generated fake ones! Wanna listen to my microphone? Here's random ambiance sounds! Location? I'm on a tiny 5x5m island!
Hell yeah! Put it all in your databases mfers!
Actively punishing services wins over boycotts any day. Didn't want that junk in the database? Don't ask for it!
When using Twitter (or any algorithmic social network), you subconsciously learn to please the algorithm.
You stop expressing yourself and start writing for the machine.
On Mastodon, you are forced to either write for yourself or for other humans.
I didn't think they'd raise the walls on *my* garden, sobs the woman who registered at the walled-garden website.
@j3s just wanna say I found your site earlier today and am still clicking through it. Thank you for everything you share.
Wow, Instagram is blocking the #joinpixelfed hashtag
I just discovered this while checking to see how they handle post count description and yeah, this was surprising to say the least.
See for yourself https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/joinpixelfed/ while logged in to IG
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