My position on content warnings ever since we added them:

Use them however you like yourself. Never tell anyone else what they should and shouldn't CW; if you don't like how they use/don't use them, unfollow/mute.

about cw usage 

馃槺 I think
@Gargron is wrong about #Mastodon 馃槣

* I like that others raise awarness about that and they should!
It's a public space and it is created together
It is true that one can decide what to see and what not, but (non)awarness about the usage of cw also effects the culture as a whole. ...abilities/needs y'know
Also it's great to tell others if you would prefer a cw

The phillosophy you use, ablied to nazis sounds like:

'just look away if you don't like it'

about cw usage 

@Gargron

I agree with @paulfree14. CWs exist primarily for the benefit of readers, not writers. If the writer only uses them how *they* see fit, then any discrepancy between that and what their readers need/prefer represents a problem.

Readers talking about what *they* would prefer is part of the process of arriving at good uses.

Unfollowing and muting are crude solutions at best, and exist on pretty much every other social platform ever. Mastodon is better than that.

about cw usage 

@woozle @Gargron @paulfree14 I don't want anyone telling me how to use a functionality or not. This is federated space, that's why. No, it's not public space. If it were, there would be crazy differences in how people act: some would watch people go naked, as it is legal in their country, or even make love in a park, as it is legal in their country, while others would chase them with pitchforks, as Trump is legal in their country.

about cw usage 

@woozle @Gargron @how
馃榿 do you see the irony of your post?

You just joined in a discourse that's about to make needs visable and build around that while making your need visable that claims to be about not wanting to hear them from others.

Follow

about cw usage 

@how @paulfree14 @Gargron

I was making a point: your position is inconsistent.

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