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Mastodon and federation

Hanan Cohen

Mastodon and federation

The more I read about Mastodon promoters’ opinions on how it should work, the more I think, “How could you possibly think that is how it is going to go?” One group of people want a Federated Feed Reader: They want to read the clever updates and memes from their friends and favorite celebrities. They…

“And then a few months later, the people actually running those instances are going to start flexing their muscle, and the users’ response will be, ‘Wait, who even are you? This sucks. I just wanted my memes’.”