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.


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?


Over the four days, Local and Federated changed completely.


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

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