Phenomenology of Mastodon
. By having a federated interface, users prioritize their experiences with a given community while being able to participate in the broader culture of the website. Recognition is the process of establishing the Other as a self, and the recognition of the self from others facilitates self-development. This paper is interested in how users recognize each other through in the specific servers, called “instances.”
work in progress but I feel good
@Cyborgneticz I admit that I keep forgetting instances have a local posting thing going, since I keep focusing on my home feed from people I follow instead.
@polychrome That makes sense to me. I like the local posts to see everything related to the instance gathered together. My home is kind of a strange smattering of things.
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