@rachel I still feel a hole where the Tumblr queer community used to be. Ever since then I've been methodically backing up online content but that just mitigates the tragedy, it doesn't bring communities back to life.
This is the main reason I've been helping with Scuttlebutt which is hopefully immune from this problem since it's community-run and not reliant on corporate infrastructure. We're looking for people to give us advice on things like this, how blocking should work, privacy needs, etc. Please reach out if you'd like to talk or offer advice!
I'm glad Mastodon is well-known enough now that people can move here when similar shutdowns happen. Hopefully Scuttlebutt will become useful enough too, soon.
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