Mastodon for writers and readers

I’ve recently joined Mastodon and I am always looking for more good information about how to use it more effectively. I’m grateful that the author of this blog has shared his experience with us.

Robert Kingett

This post includes Fediverse accessibility resources as well.

I finally did it. I deleted Twitter off my phone and subsequent apps off my phone. I still kept my twitter account active because a bunch of IFTTT recipes still post to it and a bunch of places have linked to it in the past and I don’t want to give up my username to a bad actor or troll. I did, however, request my data, move completely to Mastodon on a writer focused instance, and checked to see who I follow is on the Fediverse at large. Shockingly, more than half my followers and almost all of my friends have made the switch.

I started using social media less a few years ago anyway, so this wasn’t a big change. In 2022, Elon Musk bought Twitter for a lump sum of money I will never have, which is why I’ve…

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About Don Watkins

I'm a FOSS advocate, writer, educator, Python coder, Linux user, US Navy Veteran, Secular Franciscan, husband,father and grandfather. I blog about my life and experiences that give it meaning.
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