I asked someone to plug back my Raspberry Pi in France, so @usercount is back!
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Here's why Indians are joining open-source social network Mastodon in large numbers https://yourstory.com/2019/11/mastodon-open-source-social-network-india-twitter-users
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It doesn't prove anything about you other than you have access to a Mastodon account, and also have access to the other website, but that does have value.
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