Yeah I like that, nice tactics.
On Fri, 16 Nov 2018 at 04:31, Julien Deswaef <juego(a)requiem4tv.com> wrote:
For crossposting, I like the ganularity of the options behind
I suggest these settings:
- Crosspost from Mastodon to Twitter only.
- Crosspost only boosts. None of your actual posts or replies.
I believe it would have 2 intended consequences:
- People see that there is activity in the fediverse worth following,
with no way to interact with it from Twitter.
- People can only access your precious posts if they follow you on the
On 14/11/18 07:59, Dan S wrote:
> Cross-posting is important for dragging people across... it's the only
> thing that reminds me about my intentions with that mastodon browser
> tab I check so rarely... Hoping to get there one day and cross-posting
> will make it really much more feasible for me to do it and to tempt
> Op wo 14 nov. 2018 om 12:37 schreef Julian Brooks <jbeezez(a)gmail.com>:
>> Hey A,
>> Clumsily expressed but yes, a cross-posting solution was what I'm/was
>> Seems there were some up until the last API change (ok ok, I get your
>> So basically time to grit my teeth and give it up then.
>> I never 'did' or 'got' FB & have been admittedly a bit
people finding it hard to give up the platform but I must admit that over
the last year I've gotten a definite twitter habit.
>> Balls, yet another Jones to wrestle with (I'm 2 months totally
nicotine/smoking/vape clean atm - 1st time since age 14).
>> Not virtue signalling, more annoyed at the sudden awareness of
>> Cheers anyhow:)
>> On Wed, 14 Nov 2018 at 11:19, Aymeric Mansoux <aymeric(a)bleu255.com>
>>> Hi Julian,
>>> Julian Brooks said :
>>>> Any recommendations for joint Mastodon/Twitter software running on
>>>> (Debian preferred)?
>>> I don't think there are desktop applications like this...
>>> On a related note, some people use
>>> crosspost between Mastodon and Twitter.
>>> I use this sometimes: https://gitlab.com/pmorinerie/birdsite
>>> to selectively send some toots to Twitter from Mastodon.
>>> But I don't think anyone would start making a joint Mastodon/Twitter
>>> client given the fact that ActivityPub is already plenty enough to keep
>>> developers and hackers busy, happy and excited with creating new ways
>>> engage with the Fediverse, as opposed to dealing with Twitter's ongoing
>>> arbitrary API changes that are rarely friendly towards third-party
>>> It would also implies that such an application would get stuck in the
>>> Twitter-like micro-blogging format to make a coherent UI, whereas the
>>> fediverse is slowly growing to be much more than that.
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