Mastodon: Now I've Got Two Problems

August 23, 2018 by Gabe | [mmd] |

That didn't take long. Yesterday I shared my Mastodon address as an alternative to following a ghost on Twitter. Within hours I got a link (by email) explaining some weirdness connecting with people I knew on other instances of Mastodon.

In what can only be called a "double turns-out", Mastodon instances can be changed in ways to not be part of the federated group. So, I guess centralized might be the only way to have a unified communication channel. Within two days I've moved from one Mastodon instance to another. I've noticed that this is somewhat common.

I moved to

Here's an invite link.

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