As someone that doesn’t know what @funkwhale is, after reading the website I still don’t know what it is.

Is it similar to an existing app? I can’t think of what need it is filling.

· · Web · 1 · 0 · 0

@trosel Depending on your use case it can be similar to existing services yes.

If you're more a musc listener, it's similar to Spotify/Deezer/Grooveshark/Google Play music : you can upload your music library to your pod, or listen to publicly available content.

If you're a content creator (musician, podcaster...), it's similar to SoundCloud / YouTube : you can publish your content and broadcast it on the network (this is more a WIP than the first part).

@funkwhale how popular does my pod have to be before I get copyright takedown requests? Nobody listens to public commons music for enjoyment.

@trosel your pod can be completely public, or completely closed, or many things inbetween.

You could have an invitation-only pod, an open pod but only grant upload rights to specific users, and we plan to give pod owners even more control in next releases.

Sign in to participate in the conversation
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!