me on twitter: ugh my TL is hot garbage, I need to unfollow like 200 people
me on the fediverse: followed. followed. followed. youre all followed. all of you are beautiful souls and I want to see all ur posts
Pls bruh lemme follow U.
@Qanno u got it
Yes you point an interesting topic. i also think that mastodon, in its design is great to avoid the "influencer problem" of a fiew voices covering all the others.
Plus people coming here knows more or less the idea of free software and are looking for a model that respects them and their privacy in opposition to the somewhat toxic Twitter environement
We have to thank @Gargron for that.
Yes I knew, it is the MAIN reason why I never was on twitter. Mastodon is the first "twitter like" Social Network I choose to join.
Especially because you can choose to who you're giving your data.
@Shamar but if your instance admin is dishonnest, he or she could very well do like tweeter and sell your privacy away.
BUT you have the choice to choose at least. :)
A little bit of everything you mentioned I think.
Sientific studies seems to show that a human being is not programed to have to much "friends" at once. So when a community grows to much you tend to be exposed to more "strangers"
That's why the "federation system" might be a solution to choose the social environment you are in and feel a better connection to those around you.
Even if you risk to create a bubble of people you agree with.
@balrogboogie The environment here is so much friendlier, even with all of these different instances, I feel like everything the one I'm on is federated with is good!
@karma agreed, being on masto is such a breathe of fresh air compared to twitter
Also, hi, new account looking for people to follow. Suggestions welcome.
@balrogboogie well you obviously haven't followed me yet or you wouldn't think that.
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