Hmm. The new Mastodon version has “trends”, which seem cool. Too bad each trend needs to be hand-approved by someone on our mod team, and there’s no way to auto-approve (like with hashtags).
I mean, I get it. Makes sense you’d want these reviewed first. But this also gives a new chore to our mod team, who is already hand-approving new user accounts. Hmm.
@firstname.lastname@example.org in what way distinct? (sorry my questions, just curious and i don't know much about mastodon itself)
@puniko they have distinct UI for approval and settings in the admin interface. Trends are posts, trending hashtags “belong to” posts.
This Mastodon instance is for people interested in technology. Discussions aren't limited to technology, because tech folks shouldn't be limited to technology either!