@tsturm The option isn't on the Import/Export screen, it's under Account Settings -> "Move to a different account"
@readsteven Ah. I didn't see that yesterday. I wonder what happens to people who are now already following the new account AND the old account.
I hope I'm not crossing the plasma streams there. 😅
@readsteven Huh. Cool - this actually worked. Thanks for the tip! It's weird that this is not mentioned in the import/export page of the account settings.
@tsturm You're welcome!
You're right, it should be exposed a little better. I'm not sure how I even stumbled upon it. (I haven't moved account yet, but knew it has been an option for about 6 months.)
@readsteven Now I have to do that one more time... the Western Quakes bot is hosted at mastodon.cloud - for the later Japan Quake bot I started out on botsin.space, so only of them is impacted.
@readsteven OK, the bot has been moved, too. I'm now pretty much completely off mastodon.cloud within 20 hours of hearing of upcoming trouble. Didn't lose a follower or any of the people I'm following on two accounts.
Mastodon's federation is actually pretty cool!
@tsturm Glad to hear it works as advertised! (Lets hope all admins give notice before shutting down their servers.)
[Notice Regarding the Transfer of the mstdn.jp / mastodon.cloud Services] We have received several inquiries showing interest in a transfer following the announcement of the end of the mstdn.jp and mastodon.cloud services. As a result of subsequently evaluating the situation and making preparations, we have decided that the corresponding services will be transferred to Sujitech, LLC. on June 30. Thank you.