The future is here today : you can't play Bach on Facebook because Sony says they own his compositions
James Rhodes, a pianist, performed a Bach composition for his Facebook account, but it didn’t go up — Facebook’s copyright filtering system pulled it down and accused him of copyright infringement because Sony Music Global had claimed that they owned 47 seconds’ worth of his personal performance of a song whose composer has (...)
Sorry for new #Tusky taking so long to appear on @fdroidorg, but it seems there is a bug in their update bot. https://gitlab.com/fdroid/fdroiddata/merge_requests/3648
Important: we have an upcoming critical security fix on the horizon for Synapse; we're doing a planned disclosure: https://matrix.org/blog/2018/09/05/pre-disclosure-upcoming-critical-security-fix-for-synapse/. Synapse 0.33.3.1 will be released as a security update tomorrow at 12:00 UTC: all federated servers will need to upgrade. Sorry for hassle.
if you're new and worried about your follower numbers, don't! mastodon is more about the community and having fun with your friends. you can drop the toxic thought process where you viewed yourself as a brand on Twitter.
Use your local and federated timelines! Talk to people if something catches your eye! Don't gamify the experience here, be considerate. Think about being part of the local & federated community instead of figuring out how to go viral. Mastodon is super fun without those habits.
The Mastodon GitHub repo currently has 3 open issues that could help moderators moderate better:
- Add a moderation API: let third-party devs build better tools for moderation, much like the various mobile clients. https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/issues/8580
- Add Locked account state: let mods to temporarily lock accounts (like a forum ban) without kicking the user out. https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/issues/7273
- Add public info about number of mods/instance: let people find instances with more mods/user. https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/issues/8557
The second most upvoted issue on the Mastodon repo is only two days old 😳
But it is really a great idea tbh
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We are a Mastodon instance for LGBT+ and allies! ☺