Hey people of chaos.social I'm interested in what you think about cross postings from the bird site?
@leah what exactly do you mean? I'm always posting on twitter and mastodon using Twidere ...
@leah i don‘t like it if it’s automated.
@leah If you want it, but I don't like it and i don´t use cross posting because it makes it more impersonal and it creates an automatism.
Kommt immer darauf an.
@leah automated crossposting is annoying af. I'd be all for a rule that automated crossposters need to set their visibility to unlisted so that they don't spam the local timeline.
@rixx same here.
@leah Let's write up a rule proposal, and ask the instance about their opinion, boosting it with @ ordnung? That's probably the best way to change rules, anyways.
@rixx sounds like a good idea.
@leah what means crossposting?
Submitting the same post on Twitter and Mastodon simultaneously?
Or submitting a post to Twitter and tooting the Twitter link?
@leah well, I don’t do this, because my followers in both worlds would get the postings twice
@leah I'm fine with it and also doing it, since my audience here is different.
Also "Reposts" are in this case fine for me.
@leah they look (and sound) weird. Especially if they‘re crossposted tweets that contain an image link or quote another tweet. RTs are weird, too.
@leah On one hand I can understand that people want to do this and why. In the other hand I have yet to see a script/bot doing this that isn't lobotomized enough to make the result terribly annoying. (@-mentions with birdsite handles, even though they do have a Mastodon handle (even the same localpart (even in the same instance)), broken links, incoherent multitude of #hashtags, unmonitored so no reactions when you reply.)
Birdsite mirrors -> unlisted posting only.
@leah For myself: No. I like the idea of having mastodon and twitter in separated universes
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