Y'all talking like the early internet had everything figured out, and modern e-Society is some kind of degenerate form of that gilded past. It wasn't that great. Nothing was standardized, barriers to entry were unacceptably high, and people with technical knowledge held massive advantages over everyone else. This ain't no "Make WWW Great Again."
Here's a thing that makes Mastodon instances work less well than they could...
when you visit an instance, all the front pages look the same.
"About this instance" is a TINY little link under the sign-up form. This is crazy.
Instances should LEAD with a community description, not bury it.
That's like a newsgroup leading with the OS it used to run the newsgroup rather than saying: "This is a Kenny G community"
boost: Mastodon should have polls
favourite: Mastodon should not have polls
Has the advantage of making the poll viral ;)
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