@resist1984 It’s very disturbing they’re using Google reCAPTCHA, but I understand (although I don’t agree) that they chose GitHub. It’s where the vast majority of developers are. There are people who even think Git and GitHub are the same thing
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Really, asking "what should replace Facebook" is putting things the wrong way around.
A more interesting way to ask the question is, "what did Facebook replace."
People used to build their own websites. People used to have blogs. People used USENET which was truly distributed and un-censorable.
Facebook and Google took the open internet and open standards and monetized and made everything crappy. Enough of that. Nothing should replace Facebook, it's done, stick a fork in it.
@Columbkille Nothing drastic, just a couple of "minor" reasons, such as:
1. To help strengthen decentralization by populating instances with fewer users, and
2. I believe mstdn.io admin has an approach to moderation that is more aligned to what I personally think it should be.
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