The Finnish Left Party (Vasemmistoliitto) just announced their new logo. My first reaction was ”twitter for commies”.

Which is, like, Mastodon?

vasemmisto.fi/ajankohtaista/va

Worried about the dominance of big instances? No, really, this is quite natural.

As an emergent and self-governing system, it could be expected that the size distribution of instances roughly follows Zipf's law.

Does it?

At first you see the top 6 instances, and then the rest. But on a log-log scale the size distribution is close to a straight line, which would be expected from an emergent system.

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"A solar collector in Karakum desert", Turkmen SSR, 1970s. Photo by Igor Konstantinov.

(via @sovietvisuals@twitter) social.coop/media/VQLl1UJeRyPq

Ding dong, witches.town is dead. But life goes on. Thank you for the year of amazing Mastodon shitposting.

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In Sep 2007 my friend invited me to a new social media platform. It was fun to play with, but I never got the hold of it. As years passed, I grew to hate it, but felt forced to use it to keep contact with others.

In Sep 2016 I decided to quit it, but keep my account for the moment, because during those 9 years the service had got its tentacles everywhere and I wanted no extra bump on the road.

In Oct 2017 I still had the account I hadn't used for a year. Not any more. social.coop/media/OE3f4hrXH2MR

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