#WhyIStayOnMastodon I hope that in the coming years the advantages of small communities will be recognized. The Fediverse is for me like a small collection of many exciting pubs where like-minded people come together. Such places have the potential to create subcultures, create their own language, own jokes etc.
To refer to my previous mail: Communities like the Restrealität (oldschool community for Berlin techno lovers) are exactly those subcultures I would like to see here.
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