Mastotip: If you tag person x in a DM with person y, both x and y will be able to see what you said. A common workaround is to put spaces between the @ sign and the username (I.e. @ sandrockcstm @ orbitalstation.one).
This is really key if you are discussing a moderation related issue with an admin, say if person x is harassing you. If you tag that person you can inadvertently get them to see the conversation. This is not clear from the UI and a common trap for new users.
BKA hat sich Pegasus besorgt. Warum überrascht mich das nicht?
Since this did such numbers on birdsite:
Five or so years ago I was working on the BBC's developer portal at https://developer.bbc.com and I was asked to replace the terrible fake code on the laptop screen in the stock photo. As an easter egg, if you click on the laptop screen then you can change it too.
redet nicht mit mir wenn euer trustfaktor über gelb ist
Trustfaktor Blutrot ist der drip
Privacy isn't about hiding bad things. It's about protecting what makes us humans: our day-to-day behavior, our personality, our fears, our relationships, and our vulnerabilities. Everyone deserves privacy online.