@mastonaut Hello and thank you for the app! If you hover over the (what I assume is) the poll option in the compose pane, the tool tip is for content warnings
Some bozos: "You know not everyone on gab is a nazi, right? Have you seen their feed?"
Guess what? If they're choosing gab as their home, they're supporting nazis. If you support nazis, you enable the harm they do.
Guess what? They have the option of going somewhere--anywhere--that isn't gab. It's not our fault if they choose to live among the nazis, and I'm sure as hell not going to let hundreds of nazis into my mentions just for these people who "have their own reasons" for being there.
If you were having issues logging in after the previous update, I do apologize. I’m happy to announce that the update that fixes this has been approved and should show up on the App Store anywhere from now to the next couple of hours.
If logging-in fails again, try a second time, because Mastonaut will now refresh its credentials after a failed login.
I'm extremely pleased to launch Run Your Own Social: How to run a small social network site for you friends.
This is a guide book to running a small, tight-knit federated social network server. It comes from my year of experience running Friend Camp. It's focused largely on SOCIAL solutions, though it does touch on the technical.
I've tried to keep it technology-neutral, and it should be a pretty easy read for anyone who's been on the fediverse for a while.
Banning Nazis: A Policy and Technical Primer
Want to find your way from A to B?
You should try:
I've used it a couple of times today, and it was great.
* Uses OpenStreetMap data
* Service provided by HeiGIT
* Doesn't spy on you
* Maps look great
* Effective routes
* Share with friends
* Add your own tracks
* Export to GPX plus others
* Elevation profile
You can also go to C, D, E and many more. 😉
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"You (probably) don’t need ReCAPTCHA" by Kevin Davis https://kevv.net/you-probably-dont-need-recaptcha/
Great post. Anecdotally, I can say that adding a "click this invite link" notice to toot.cafe has stopped almost all of the spam. Maybe I should take his advice and add a simple "What's 2 + 3?" or something similar.
Big #luckyframework update to 0.15 and a new website to boot!
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