so the thing that throws me off is that when I observe another profile on a different instance, I can only see their followers and followings that are in my instance. presumably they don't know that I'm following them if I'm on another instance, either.
do we need some centralized service for that?
Hello, my name is Sean
I am a developer at a startup, working remotely from Los Angeles.
I mostly work in Python with Django to do backend web programming stuff and do devops now and then. I'm trying to get a hold of new JS frameworks.
In my free time I like to play video games, learn how to develop video games (right now with #pico8), hike and explore.
Have a nice day
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