How did you hear about mastodon?
@ElfLord ○ Some gay antifa dogs talked about it on hellsite
@ElfLord which do I choose if it's actually tweets/not-tech blog posts?
@ElfLord Other: through word of mouth
@ElfLord i dont know, i think i just read about it on twitter
@ElfLord personally invited to this instance by an online friend
🔘 I don't remember, but probably on Twitter
@ElfLord word of mouth
Other: I followed a migration from Twitter in 2018...
Somebody told me. I'm missing that option, so News it is.😜
@ElfLord I guess the closest is Eugen called me, as HBomb was the one who told Eugen to change the button to Toot
@ElfLord I was looking for a Tumblr alternative but, at first sight, Diaspora* looked too elitarian so I stopped here
@ElfLord Saw a friend's tweets start showing up with CWs and tracked it back.
@ElfLord my friend started running an instance
@ElfLord Twitter blocking wave
@ElfLord I followed the Helldude, I think? I dunno, someone from Twitter
@ElfLord heard about it on twitter
@ElfLord Saw a posting on Twitter aka hellsite about it, came over here, fell in love, and set up shop. ^.^
@ElfLord Because of Purism
@ElfLord Twitter. So tech (micro) blog I guess?
@ElfLord I was just searching online for twitter alternatives and found some tech blog articles that had lists. Picked Masto after scoping out everything on the lists.
On the Tumbls during the Great Tumblr Trashfire of 2018 as an alternative to Tumblr. Cheaper than Pillowfort, but I haven't really found anyone to follow here sadly.
@ElfLord What's Mastodon?
@ElfLord The webpage of an opensource software project (I think it was Ubuntu, but I don't remember).
@ElfLord Someone I know started an instance
@ElfLord it was a couple of years ago in a Linux and free/oss software meetup. I signed up to get my usual handle; but I t’s still hard to move here from twitter, though.
@ElfLord I've been busy
@ElfLord I saw the link on the dev.to profile of someone
@ElfLord blue bird
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