One thing that's kinda fascinating to watch in the birdsite conversations among the latest wave of the masto-curious is the hand-wringing angst over the potential loss of the they've built on Twitter.

This has me thinking that a key tipping point in the victory of the might have a fear-driven component, with such folks worrying that staying too long on a sinking ship will mean having to work harder to re-constitute their social capital on the successor platform.



Interesting idea.

However, that might also be one of the things that makes people suspicious of like Mastodon as it's currently is.

If I remember correctly there has been cases of instances shutting down due to various reasons, and users losing social capital they have built there as a result.

I'm sure we can come up with ways to address these risks.

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