Still on FB because of activist groups and a few particular friends who refuse to move - like my brother from another mother Randy Fullerton. Recently, FB's algorithm's have been recommending books and films in Spanish that are all right up my alley. I'm guessing they are based on the profiles of my Spanish-speaking friends and respective likes/comments. Seems like my English language FB contacts are harder for the algorithms to read.

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@Matt_Noyes @irmalila funny, I just posted today that I reopened an FB account to participate in activist groups

@CodingItWrong @irmalila

It really sucks. If we could agree on some local activist toolstacks we wouldn't have to do this.

What if we used Mobilizon instead of FB groups/events, Matrix/Element for chat, and - this is looking ahead a bit - Murmurations for resource sharing and mapping? (Not to mention Mastodon for microblogging.)

There are lots of possible tools.

@mike_hales and @disco_coop are the toolstackers I look to.

@Matt_Noyes @CodingItWrong @irmalila @mike_hales @disco_coop
Short term toolstack could be an "extended trinity" like 1) sync: Element.io + meet.coop 2) Discourse/Loomio/, 3) Nextcloud+wiki 4) Social.coop + Mobilison + PeerTube and then specials stack like Odoo, Mailtrain, ...

@Matt_Noyes @CodingItWrong @irmalila @mike_hales @disco_coop
These tools aren proven and mature. However not all are following a decentralised or distributed architecture. We will need to continue exploring and investing in the ideal toolstack, that allows individuals to contribute seamlessly to different collectives without the need to multiply tools / UIs.

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@Wtebbens @Matt_Noyes @irmalila @mike_hales @disco_coop "allows individuals to contribute seamlessly to different collectives without the need to multiply tools / UIs." I think that's the key. If we want participation by nontechnical folks then we need to lower the friction to "seamless"

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