I have a bunch of friends from Twitter joining Mastodon tonight so I made a quick guide to how the site works. Making it public so anyone can see/boost it if it's helpful. If you have any questions feel free to ask!
If your previously quiet neighborhood is overrun with traffic, maybe this is why:
The Perfect Selfishness of Mapping Apps
**Facebook Spies on Its Own Employees via Its ‘Rat-Catching Team’**
""Get on their bad side and all of a sudden you are face to face with Mark Zuckerberg's secret police." Silicon Valley's tech giants are famously secretive — after all their proprietary products and services are worth billions — but a new report alleges that Facebook goes to Orwellian lengths to keep its workers from talking out of turn, even …"
@deadsuperhero please see floodgap gopher proxy to check out gopher on the www if you don’t use a terminal. it’s a lot like http except it’s just text, completely non-commercial, and everyone who is there is looking for other people who are smart and will put in the effort to find active thoughtful internetworking content devoid of “you won’t believe...” and “10 things about...” nonsense written only for clicks. also we follow and respond to / reference each other’s work :)
Pigs are flying in Trumptown https://mastodon.sdf.org/media/z1Us_Idl1By-WtBl0Jo
Just foud this Linux app: Anoise. Pretty interesting for background sound.
How Malcolm X Handled Anti-Semitism https://nyti.ms/2GBcAk1 h/t @reider
Good news! Top bubble expert shows that Bitcoin has a large fundamental value! Bad news: Bitcoin is currently 3x overvalued :( https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/8533nk/good_news_top_bubble_expert_shows_that_bitcoin/ #bitcoin