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  1. kb57

    Alternatives to Twitter / X for birders

    Agreed, which is why having a toilet hacked with malign intent would be unfortunate!
  2. kb57

    Alternatives to Twitter / X for birders

    Open a different account - you are allowed more than one - and strictly limit your follows and posts to birding / nature accounts, and you should be OK. I have a photography-biased second account, and all I get in the 'for you' feed is whimsical landscapes and flowers. Unfortunately I can't...
  3. kb57

    Alternatives to Twitter / X for birders

    So is joining Mastodon worthwhile because of the 'birdon.social' server? Or is it too early to tell? With X / Twitter, I agree that avoiding 'for you' filters out a lot of the unsavoury stuff, but at the same time enables you to avoid people who's opinion you may disagree, which I'm not sure is...
  4. kb57

    Alternatives to Twitter / X for birders

    Thought-provoking article, although it's made me worry about what was I previously regarded as one of the positives of visiting Japan - 'Hackers have shown that they can access everything from a smart toilet in Japan to a self-driving car in the US. The more automated our lives become, the...
  5. kb57

    Alternatives to Twitter / X for birders

    Having started the post to look for alternatives to Twitter, I find myself agreeing with its defenders... ..just today, I saw some great footage of a woodpigeon's ill-advised visit to a peregrine nest (@Avetarda), viewed a post on illegal hunting activity in Malta (@BirdLife_Malta), viewed...
  6. kb57

    Alternatives to Twitter / X for birders

    I've been using Twitter for a number of years now - for birding info / photos, sport and politics - but like many since its takeover by a megalomaniac billionaire, am starting to look at alternatives - especially if they start charging. I tried to download Hive Social app the other day, but...
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