@bgcarlisle Yeah I get the privacy thing. Hashtags - great, just don't want to do that horrid spammy thing where everything is hashtagged or mentioned. I'll give it some time.

@bgcarlisle That's the problem. I can't find if I know anyone already (except @kidwellj), but also my techniques from elsewhere (e.g. browsing networks of known people) fall over. Also, it seems very patchy whether you can see who someone follows. NB. This seems to be a Mastodon-wide thing.

I’m a geographer working on climate justice and currently focussed on coal. Check out my website if you want the longer version 😉. I’m here intrigued by the possibility of social media without the shouting. Also, I structure my procrastination by over-optimising my computer workflows (i.e. waste time devising ways to save time)

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