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So it appears the mobile app I'd installed so I could easily post to both Twitter and Mastodon was automatically cross-posting everything I tweeted using the app. Which wasn't meant to happen. Oops. I'll have to dig into the settings, see what was causing that. Had meant to keep this account to pure academia, with politics, etc, restricted to Twitter. I'm just glad I hadn't used that app to make a lot of posts yet...

Today is the day. Within the next 6 hours or so, I'll be submitting my PhD thesis. It's been a long, hard road. Glad to finally reach the end of it.

So I guess it's time for .

Hi everyone. I'm Liam, a PhD candidate in Consumer Privacy and Associate Lecturer in Marketing at The University of Queensland. I'll be submitting my thesis at the end of the month. I'm a board member of both Electronic Frontiers Australia, and the Australian Privacy Foundation.

I've been active on Twitter for years, and I expect I'll continue to be going forward, but I figured it was about time I saw what all the fuss was about with Mastodon.