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New to Mastodon and want to find your contacts in bulk? v0.3.0 now has styling and a no results component

Seems like something is funky with Zoom right now, desktop app keeps signing me out. But their status page is all green.

The issue isn't reading DMs, it is sending DMs. Instead of populating the normal widget, I want a full page refresh and to be in my DM UI. I see the notice above the Toot entry, but I just don't trust it.

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UX Mastodon feedback, DMing someone doesn't have the same level of trust. I had to pop a private window and snoop around to be sure.

@seventhop I'm terrible at remembering to consume fiction. Do you have any recommendations?

Thank you, Elon, for helping me finally quit Twitter.

It took me a while to get into “The Ministry for the Future”, but now I’m hooked

Quick tip: if you've found someone cool on Mastodon, no you haven't, you've found SEVERAL cool someones — go through their retoots and follows to populate your timeline.

You can always unfollow later 😎

New to Mastodon and want to find all your old Twitter contacts?

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0.2.0 now has Progress indicator, better instructions, and you can edit and run another search once it is completed.

I wonder if @wiredfire is getting notification for mentions...

A sincere tip for longtime fediverse people who would like their friends to stick around here longer than a week:

If you're on Mastodon or Hometown, you can click the "bell" icon in the profile of someone you follow. This will make it so that every time they post, it will appear in your notifications like an "@". I am enabling this temporarily for friends so that I remember to interact with them. This is important for making this place feel more lively and helps people stick around!

I searched 830 Twitter handles and found 305 Mastodon profiles. A lot of duplicates and abandoned accounts. Search took 27 minutes to be nice to the Mastodon search API.

Find Mastodon users in bulk from usernames. Most basic 0.1.0 version. Report bugs via the link in the footer.

I've got the most basic app working for finding Twitter handles on Mastodon. Next up - deploy it somewhere... .

Wordle, except it is the number of Fediverse accounts you signed up and forgot about under your username, before you adopted the platform. 😂

I couldn't find a bulk search and follow tool, to migrate my following list over to their Mastodon accounts in the , so I started hacking on one.

Listening to NPR ( planet money? ), they called Musk an American Oligarch. I hadn't heard that term applied to anyone in the mainstream media yet.

Anywhoos, hello from a

Mastodon for Tech Folks

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!