Hey Mastodon, your new report UI sucks

@CaribenxMarciaX I just checked it and holy shit, how did they fuck this up so hard??

@spacekookie @CaribenxMarciaX Eugen. it was literally modeled on twitter with the design goal of making it easier to the absent moderation on dot social. he doesn't care about anyone else

@spacekookie @CaribenxMarciaX note that the first option 'i don't like it' does absolutely nothing, because "some twitter users are older and need to be told that what they don't like shouldn't be reported". priorities


@CobaltVelvet @spacekookie @CaribenxMarciaX

lol. Does he still have just three of four moderators? I remember pointing out to him last year that he was understaffed and of course he didn't like that at all. Despite it being completely obvious.

Dude's up to his neck in donor money but sure. He can only afford three or four mods. How dare I question him ever!! 🖕

@CaribenxMarciaX They'll also mess up posting language guessing/setting too, it looks like.

When will we have a mastodon made _for_ humans...

ugh after I upgrade I'm going to have to hack the report form aren't I?

What's the easiest way to get rid of the fake "I don't like it" option from the list?

cc: @darius

this is why I never fucking upgrade things.

@lawremipsum you could probably just put in a css rule in the admin CSS panel that sets the div to display: none

@lawremipsum confirmed fix: go to Preferences -> Admin -> Site Settings, in the Custom CSS box put

.report-dialog-modal__container > div > label.dialog-option:nth-child(1) {
display: none;

@lawremipsum fwiw "I don't like it" works well for Friend Camp because we have literally silenced entire servers for consistently producing weak jokes (not offensive material. just weak). But I think ideally you could customize the reporting choices as an admin! Different communities, different norms.

@darius I have to actually use it to see how it works, but mostly I think "other" should cover it. "I don't like it" is implied!

@lawremipsum it does seem like a way for servers with 100k+ users to allow their users to self-select themselves into a "low priority report" bin

@darius yeah, I guess I also don't want reports from users on my instance that get forwarded to, say, an extremely large flagship instance, to get sorted into that bin.

@CaribenxMarciaX oof. Is there a screenshot (for those who haven't bothered to install the official app)?

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