@peter and I had a tech working session today to progress the upgrade, we didn't get it upgraded, but made some great steps towards it πŸ’ͺ

I wrote up some notes over at codeberg.org/bath.social/serve 🎢 (no, not that kind, more like πŸ—’οΈ).

Once we're upgraded we'll get all the cool stuff like post editing, following hash tags, etc.. 😎

I'm off cycling soon, so from my side there will be a bit of a gap... 🚴

πŸ€‘ Now Elon Musk bought twitter, it's a perfect time for alternatives like bath.social to thrive!

πŸ₯Ί Unlike twitter though, we can't just sit back and wait for it to happen, in sleepy consumer mode.

πŸ‘― We need to dance together to bring it to life! 🌱

πŸ”§ This is DIY social media, or more accurately -> Do It Together.

Here's a short video explaining what Mastodon is (the software and ecosystem that bath.social is made with and part of):


πŸ†• New to bath.social? (that's everybody as it only just got created πŸ˜‰), three things you can do to get more engaged:

πŸ–ΌοΈ add a profile picture (a photo of you, or just something you like)

✏️ fill out your profile a bit so people know something about you

πŸ‘‹ write an introduction post saying hello, maybe why you're here, and what you're looking for (tag it and then people can search them)

Happy posting in your new non-commercialized social space! 🎈


A local social network for Bath, UK.

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