Comments on 2019-04-25 Remembering Google Plus

Nice post, I feel about the same. Not for G+ as I did not use this network much, but I totally agree for other “silos” 😀 On Mastodon, my “community circle” is much smaller, but much much more helpful and more interactive.

Peter Kotrčka 2019-04-26 05:30 UTC

I didn’t use Google+ too much after the “Nymwars”, but it was nice to leave it behind. What I did use of it was problematic at best, and detrimental at worst for me. Especially the level of political talk. I just wish Mastodon hadn’t fallen down the same rabbit hole of politics among much of my circles.

– TeraDyne Ezeri 2019-04-26 16:12 UTC

Luckily I’ve been avoiding the kind of political talk that gets me down.

As for the number of people I am conversing with on Mastodon, I think that sadly my RPG circle is still very, very small. There is practically no conversation outside three or four people. And in the long term I think it’s too small, to be honest. My non-RPG account fares better, and right now I feel my Mastodon enthusiasm waning a bit. We’ll see how it goes. I’m starting to warm up to blogging again!

Ah, and enjoy Vienna, Peter! I’m planning on visiting family in Vienna for a few days in July. 🙂

– Alex Schroeder 2019-04-26 20:28 UTC

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