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Being exposed to bigotry because someone I follow responded to someone who said something bigoted is bad and I've decided I really don't like that feature of Friendica.

Specifically, the feature is that if a person you follow replies to someone the whole thread appears in your feed. Bad feature.

#Friendica Fediverse friendica

Aaaaand now I'm seeing posts replied to by someone I blocked. Not the person I blocked, though. Awful! Awful!

There are different block addons... like "block" and "superblock"...

@Ingo Jürgensmann I know, but I can't block people before I know they exist, and I don't really like the way posts from people I don't follow (and weren't shared) get put in my feed. It feels wrong. And that particular issue appears to have been a bug, just bad timing caused the post to get added to my feed

How realistic is it to expect that someone can remain unexposed to bigotry online?

I have a YouTube auto-generated music playlist running, and... I never actually heard the full song even after it became a meme on #Tumblr, and I don't know why it was in a list generated for me, but what a throwback.

#Tumblr memes tumblr
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Is there a way to report users/instances on #Friendica? I like Friendica, but I've already started getting harassed by people from diaspora for mentioning antisemitism (which is ironic). it's only one so far, but it's foreboding.

I believe there is but not shure. ...and also that is the same experience I get from diaspora.
Where I know for shure that you can block others as a user is on hubzilla.

Hmmm, afaik there is no reporting method like in Mastodon, but there are addons like Superblock. If you want to report a user, I think, you need to find out the admin of that Diaspora pod and complain directly. The reporting thing in Mastodon only works between other Mastodon instances, and even then it seems not to work perfectly, because I got a report from one of my users that should be directed to the remote instance and not to my own instance.

Unfortunately, I have found a number of right-wing asshats and at least one obvious antisemite while searching the #socialism tag, but exactly zero socialists (I only got through about a dozen posts before I gave up, because blocking people causes the page to reload).

This is an enormous downside to being on Friendica as opposed to #Mastodon.

(they were hosted on #diaspora and #pluspora, not #Friendica)

Blocking only "filters" users by collapsing their posts, saying they're filtered, and still showing you every single tag on their post.
#socialism #Mastodon #diaspora #pluspora #Friendica) anticommunism antisemitism fediverse Friendica Mastodon
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i find identifications dangerous. risky of cognitive dissonances and conflations
@Digit, I am all right with identifications because I always assume they are flexible and people might define them slightly (or not so slightly) differently. If there is mutual interest we can always go into details later.

By the way your compass puts me right in the middle between the center and Left-Libertarian. Sounds about right :)

really pretentious
?? what where now?
I believe that oppression should be eradicated
yeah, on the face of it, seems like an inherently good & important idea to me, that we need get rid of oppression (~ how's another matter, to which the overt oppositional phrasing/approach may prove counter-productive in some areas/scenarios). though, i strain to see no contradiction with that and your prior professing to lean towards lenin.

it's been many years since i looked into lenin, so i might have another refresher course curiosity poke, but i think it highly unlikely i'll be won over and think leninism a political philosophy of liberation and emancipation.
It sounds like you do still believe
anything specific? i ask, so i can contemplate/meditate on it n watch the belief dissolve in the broader considerations.
You just seem to believe that refusing to take sides gives you the moral high ground.
well, sorry for that. it doesnt seem that way from here (though am trying to see it like that). .... show more


Sweeny Todd

I finally saw Sweeny Todd.

Leonardo DiCaprio is definitely a one-trick-pony. He's got one set of mannerisms and that's it. I kept thinking "Wow, is that Jack Sparrow?" But it was Sweeny Todd.

The movie was alright. Entertaining.
movies review

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@Lesbian Joth Yeah, that's what I thought of his acting, too
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apparently theres a variation of mori girl fashion called dark mori and it literally what an actual witch would wear


Observations about Friendica / Mastodon Interactions

- Posts don't show up in your feed from before you follow someone... BUT if someone you follow comments on a post, then it will appear.

- On Nerdica you experience almost no lag from, but there is almost 5 minutes of lag the other way.

- The post limit is... virtually non-existent on Nerdica.

- The interface isn't entirely intuitive, and I don't know how to post gifs

More observations may be forthcoming... I just wanted to centralize them so it doesn't become spam.
fediverse friendica mastodon

About the lag: I don't think I experience the same with my Mastodon on, but can't comment whether or not there is a protocol imposed lag with ActivityPub. You may try to ask !

I could imagine that it might have something to do with queueing: when the queue is already full, it will take some time until an additional worker task kicks in. When there is nearly no queueing backlog, it's more or less instant. There are queues for incoming and outgoing messages, I assume. Maybe the same also applies to Mastodon, so it might also be that the incoming queue on is full and it needs some time until your message arrives there.

There's almost no lag between Mastodon instances on, but I'm not sure if there's lag between it and any other ActivityPub platforms. It would be interesting to find out, for sure.

Well, at least the server itself is not overloaded:

top - 00:26:56 up 6 days, 28 min,  2 users,  load average: 0.98, 1.48, 1.40
Tasks: 213 total,   5 running, 208 sleeping,   0 stopped,   0 zombie
%Cpu0  :  1.0 us,  0.3 sy,  0.0 ni, 80.9 id, 16.4 wa,  0.0 hi,  0.7 si,  0.7 st
%Cpu1  : 13.4 us,  2.7 sy,  0.0 ni, 83.9 id,  0.0 wa,  0.0 hi,  0.0 si,  0.0 st
%Cpu2  : 15.4 us,  2.3 sy,  0.0 ni, 82.3 id,  0.0 wa,  0.0 hi,  0.0 si,  0.0 st
%Cpu3  : 10.3 us,  0.7 sy,  0.0 ni, 88.7 id,  0.0 wa,  0.0 hi,  0.3 si,  0.0 st

Anyhow, you can expect a slightly increased load on the server at 1:00 CEST when monthly RAID check is starting (each first Sunday of month).

Oh, that's good to know! I'm so used to big platforms that I'd forgotten server maintenance sometimes actually slows things down 😅

You can see posts your friends reply to, even if you don't follow the person that posted the original post in the thread.

Sometimes there are things that appear when you hover over something. They don't do anything, as far as I can tell. Example: if you hover over an avatar, a little triangle appears. Clicking it does nothing. Clicking the avatar takes you to their profile page. If it's your avatar then it gives you options.... sometimes.

Hmm, when I hover about an avatar I get this pop-up menu:


I'm using Firefox on Mac.


testing character limits


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Well, there's some serious lag between and

#mastodon #friendica
#mastodon #friendica fediverse friendica mastodon nerdica


testing character limits

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interesting. What's the word limit for friendica?

I have no idea, but this was like 16k characters, so I suspect it's not important for anyone who isn't publishing the entire Bee Movie script.

Eventually I might figure it out, but I'm just not motivated lol

Thanks! Wow, that is a lot! I may want to give that a try, too, so I can write some actual essays!

@unspeakablehorror Apparently you can follow people on Twitter and Tumblr and Wordpress, too, which. Wow. Wow!


Hello, World

I've decided to give Friendica a shot. I like the interaface more than Mastodon's. We'll see if I stick around!

The interface is still a bit confusing on Friendica. I'm not sure if this is just because I'm new to it or if it really is bad.

Jessica L. Hacker doesn't like this.

yeah, display ends up looking a bit off on mobile at least.

I haven't tried it on mobile yet, but there's supposed to be support for it in fedilab or something? I don't use an app for Mastodon though so idk

I'll try a different theme, maybe the one I'm using just isn't good with phones

looks find is masto ui, just clicked through cause i was curious. Yeah for masto I just use the home screen PWA dealio via Opera. Works nicely for me