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Is there a way to add a cw when boosting something? I’m not sure if I’m missing how to do that or if it’s just not a feature in yet.

@foureyedsoul this unfortunately appears to be a Masto feature (or lack thereof)

@bgcarlisle @foureyedsoul Someone a while ago suggested just linking a toot in a new CWd toot, which is what I've taken to doing. Not ideal, but it works.

@beezyal @bgcarlisle Thanks you two! I might just start doing the link-to-toot strategy for now. Less than ideal, but I’ll take what works!

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Federated microblogging for academics

Scholar Social is a microblogging platform for researchers, grad students, librarians, archivists, undergrads, academically inclined high schoolers, educators of all levels, journal editors, research assistants, professors, administrators—anyone involved in academia who is willing to engage with others respectfully.

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