We're inclined to subtitle this "A Camera's Eye View of the Death of a Social Platform." There are resources here for folks trying to find people they knew on Pebble.
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Be nice to your SysAdmin, SEC makes rules for reporting cyber attacks, and Musk purloins a user's $40,000
A Mastodon server that focuses on left-leaning political activists, recently had an unencrypted copy of its database confiscated by the FBI.
Mark Zuckerberg, otherwise known as the Musk of Meta, evidently wants some of the ex-Twitter users that Elon has been shedding from Twitter to join the fun on Instagram.
Like the Energizer Bunny, TweetDeck keeps loading and loading and loading...
New users of the social networking platform Mastodon no longer need to choose an instance before opening an account. The platform says that other new improvements are "coming soon."
A free webinar being presented this week by Social Movement Technologies might be just the thing for disgruntled Twitter users making the move to Mastodon.
While content moderation on Mastodon is far from perfect, it may be miles ahead of what's in second place.
The blockchain-based virtual world platform’s membership will bring at least $135,000 in additional funding to the open source Blender project. Remember Second Life? Evidently virtual…
Users of Buffer on Chrome are unable to post to social sites directly from web pages. Buffer says the problem will be fixed soon.
Happy 16th Birthday, LinuxQuestions.org — a helpful site with over 600,000 members. Founder Jeremy Garcia is, not surprisingly, Member Number One.
The FOSS Force Video Interview
LinuxQuestions.org (LQ) recently turned 16, which means we can sing the Chuck Berry song “Sweet Little Sixteen” to it. Even better, this means the site is old enough to drive in most states. Hot stuff! And today’s interviewee, Jeremy Garcia, is the founder and still head LQ-er. In this video, he’ll tell you how he once expected to get *maybe* 100 members, and talks about how he would (or wouldn’t) do things differently if he was starting LQ today.
Robin “Roblimo” Miller is a freelance writer and former editor-in-chief at Open Source Technology Group, the company that owned SourceForge, freshmeat, Linux.com, NewsForge, ThinkGeek and Slashdot, and until recently served as a video editor at Slashdot. Now he’s mostly retired, but still works part-time as an editorial consultant for Grid Dynamics, and (obviously) writes for FOSS Force.