For me, Twitter has become an ethical and professional dilemma
A tool built for social good devolved into a profitable machine for hate.
July 22, 2019
How to run a small social network site for your friends – Darius Kazemi
It’s easier than ever to create a small community for your friends, family, or organization that stays as private or public as you want.
July 12, 2019
Get off of Twitter – Nolan Lawson
Write blog posts. Use RSS. Use micro.blog. Use Mastodon. Use Pleroma. Use whatever you want, as…
May 29, 2019
How to feature hashtags on your Mastodon profile
Mastodon’s new featured hashtags option is a great way to highlight your favorite topics.
May 10, 2019
Reasons to quit Twitter and Facebook and switch to Mastodon
These companies poison us and our communities for profit. It’s time to go elsewhere.
March 21, 2019
There is a good variety of alternatives to Instagram
It isn’t easy to move a social circle to a new platform. But as there seems to be no end to the problems, scandals, lax policies, and downright malicious intent of the current dominant social platforms, I think it’s time to start looking for more ethical and healthier alternatives.
March 17, 2019
Why does decentralization matter? – Official Mastodon Blog
This is a good, real-world explainer of a core philosophy behind Mastodon and the greater fediverse of connected, interoperable services, like PixelFed. I’m a big fan of this grown platform of content and social platforms, especially their underlying design and mission.