2018-09-03 Unfollowing Lurkers

A direct message reminded me of another way you might want to trim the list of people you are following. Following too many people is a burden. When I see that it is taking too long for me to read all the new toots, it’s time to trim the list. I prefer to follow less people instead of not reading all the toots.

So I’ve added a following command to mastodon-archive. You can list the people you’re following who never mentioned you, and if you’re hardcore enough, you can unfollow them all.

This can probably use some fine-tuning:

  1. editing the list before submitting it?
  2. having exceptions for your favourite bots?

If you have strong opinions either way, let me know.

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Released v1.1.0 of Mastodon Archive which includes this feature.

– Alex Schroeder 2018-10-04 21:53 UTC


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