Comments on 2019-08-28 Social Media

I just set up an account. Didn’t you have a post about how to use Mastadon? It’s a little confusing.

Michael Julius 2019-08-28 10:24 UTC

I did write 2017-11-16 How to Mastodon. These days I’m not so sure it’s still good. Instead, I see Joyeuse Noëlle’s An Increasingly Less-Brief Guide to Mastodon getting recommended a lot.

– Alex Schroeder 2019-08-28 10:56 UTC

Once you created an account, you can log into that account using different clients.

These might offer a more pleasing experience, depending on your needs. I like Mastodon as it is but I was also a TweetDeck user.

– Alex Schroeder 2019-08-28 10:58 UTC

I think these days new accounts come with the “Enable advanced web interface” setting unchecked, so you get the single column layout. Let me think of the things that seem non-obvious to me:

Image 1 for 2017-01-05 Mermaid

– Alex Schroeder 2019-08-28 11:43 UTC

I’m going to copy this to a new page. This advice isn’t is bad!

– Alex Schroeder 2019-08-29 06:10 UTC

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