It has come to my attention that Mastodon, and/or OSocial, and/or the Fediverse, are no longer what they once were. They're being flooded by Normals. Or People who Don't Speak my Language. または私のアルファベットを使用しない人。

It's becoming like ... birdland.

Or worse: Facebook.

So, here's a thought for you: Facebook was once literally Harvard.

And whatever you think of FB or Harvard, it most certainly isn't any more. Which is a thought you might want to keep in mind. Because change.


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A while ago, in another recently-launched social network, I got in some hot water by suggesting that specific-community cultures -- LGBTQ, feminist, athiest, pro-science, pro-spiritual, academic, geek, whatever -- was going to find itself facing the fact that it is, at best, a modest-sized (if not minuscule) minority in a much larger world.

Have I mentioned Japan recently?

こんにちは。私は本当にGoogle翻訳があなたに言っていることを完全に混乱させないことを願っています。

Over the four days, Local and Federated changed completely.

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@dredmorbius That's true though, it is a minority. doesnt mean it's wrong to say that.

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