We're hoping that her experience running dialup.express* will enable us to be more proactive against spam and more responsive to abuse reports in general.
Thanks also to those who responded to the poll about advertising accounts; we will be generally taking a more active stance against them. ⛔ 💰 🚫
Happy Boxing Day Boxing Day Boxing Day Boxing Day, and we hope this season finds you with pleasant company that sees you.
I really, really want a mod interface that allows for more dialogue between mods and involved users (both the reporter and the reportee, but mainly the former).
I just had an idea for keeping track of users who have been reported but we want to just keep an eye on them rather than blocking or silencing:
Have an account specifically for following problem-users, and give all mods access to it. Name it something that lets people know we're keeping an eye on them. If they take action against it, we can reciprocate.
Would this make a good t-shirt? Is it funny, or is the cueing not right?
SPECIAL TOOT.CAT ANNOUNCEMENT
After intensive negotiations (via advanced technology specially engineered to allow communication both into *and out of* the Google Dome) we are pleased to announce that #TootCat has acquired all assets and IP associated with the "Google+" social network service.
The exact details are secret and subject to NDA and press embargo, but it was in fact sold for $12.95 and some leftover potato chips.
...ha ha, just kidding! #AprilFool
<hides the G+ assets>
This somehow seems like a very #tootcat shirt: https://www.zazzle.com/apostrophe_catastrophe_t_shirt-235511147600730669
Wish I'd thought of it.
I just thought I'd draw attention to the latest #tootcat upgrade, which now lets you edit the names of your Lists(!) -- as implemented by our very own @kity (ash) in less than a day and now part of the GlitchSoc distro.
I mean, like, wow -- how long has it been since Lists were introduced, and they couldn't be renamed until now? dafuq.
Anyway, I sent ash a tip for adding that leetle oversight; please feel free to contribute to ash's future work on this and other projects (see @kity for links).
Brace yourselves, folks -- we're having another onslaught of spambots here at #tootcat.
They're a bit smarter this time -- they often give the account a "real name" and even an avatar.
I wish I'd known about Prime Day sooner -- I definitely would have made a push to get #tootcat's media off Amazon before it started.
Looks like it's on through Wednesday -- but I expect tomorrow's going to be pretty busy, at least in the morning. I have no idea what Wednesday will be like.
If I offered a NextCloud instance as a toot.cat subdomain, what vaguely-cat-themed name should I give it?
...or just stick to the obvious "cloud.toot.cat"?
cold rage: police violence against toot.cat user & personal friend
If nothing else, the video makes it clear how completely unnecessary this was.
I should probably start a wiki page for tracking information as I find out more.
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