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    Alternatives to Twitter / X for birders

    Yep, multiple accounts is not the answer, I think you are right. In the final analysis the idea of decentralisation is - well, lack of centralisation and that is the greatest benefit. Perhaps that is the only real benefit. I wonder whether eventually most users would clump up into just a...
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    Alternatives to Twitter / X for birders

    Personally, more like brainwash. Again, Twitter is run for a profit by people who are way smarter than I am.
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    Alternatives to Twitter / X for birders

    True. As I said - everybody makes their personal choice depending on what they value and what their convictions are. You, like many people, don't see the point of using platforms where you can't consume all the content you need. I, like many others, don't see the point of being treated like a...
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    Alternatives to Twitter / X for birders

    I believe specialised Mastodon servers should be built around community not topics. Astrodon is a good example. I don't mind people sharing content from other albeit "similar" topics - i.e. science, nature, botany, bugs ... I might find things that I didn't know I might be interested in thanks...
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    Alternatives to Twitter / X for birders

    Mastodon birdon.social admin here. I was never really on twitter as it appeared overwhelming - like a propaganda attack. So my opinion is biased and could be misinformed. Mastodon and other decentralised federated platforms are the only way you ensure nobody else will be curating what you see...
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