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@fsfi Why not use email? It has the advantage of working on practically everything with internet access and also a 4 billion person user base. It CAN be secured and can have a chat style interface.
@jaywink Email should probably be in the list of federated services there. It's been an "instant" messaging service for a while and has about 4 billion users.
@p Do you know anyplace that hosts Pixelfed instances?
@Qato I like spam musubi, but I don't know about this.
Stop being naive about messaging systems like #WhatsApp, #Telegram, #Signal, etc. https://pocketnow.com/stop-being-naive-when-it-comes-to-things-like-whatsapp-telegram-signal-etc
This is a good open-source app for seeing and blocking all the things an Android phone is connecting to. https://pocketnow.com/how-many-servers-is-your-phone-connecting-to
Only 22% of adults use Twitter. In contrast almost every house has a TV. The idea that there is some monopoly over access to the public here is really not compelling. Maybe you spend too much time on Twitter if you think that.
If someone says or does something hurtful on the Fediverse, you can control who you interact with by using blocks and mutes.
✅ On Mastodon, click "..." underneath a person's message to mute or block them. Muting means you won't see them any more but they will still see you. Blocking means you won't see them and they won't see you.
You can also use "Block Domain" which blocks everyone who is on the same instance as the person you are blocking.
@purism On the other hand, tech diversity is pretty important too.
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