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Quick PSA for other instances: Awoo.space supports html formatting so if you're on mainline or a fork that doesn't support html* formatting you might not see all the information in a toot. Click on the date (or open the toot in a browser if you're using an app) to see it on our server

*this should be italics

Hi! Just gonna announce some new fedifriends in a fast manner. I'll do a quick toot for each to avoid mass-mentions. Please join me in a very welcoming awoo :janiawoo:

We no longer have reason to believe that the radical.town mod team isn't doing its job, so the silence has been lifted
-noiob

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We're sticking with the silence on radical.town. That means you won't see any notifications from there unless you follow the person it comes from.

Remember that all silenced instances (two right now) are marked in the allowlist on awoo.space/about/more.

Also you can always report anything you want the mod team to see (though you should just @ noiob for the good shark content)
-noiob

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PSA: Went ahead and silenced radical.town, since the mod team seems to be proud of not moderating their instance. Will probably move to a block if the situation doesn't change.
-noiob

sorry awoo, I forgot to restart the hecking backend, watch as the rest of the fediverse starts existing again

minor update

  • fixes the bug where private-toots were being boosted to the wrong audience
  • we have rich text support now, turn writing it on in the settings (awoo.space/settings/preference) and add a quick selector from the glitchsoc popover settings menu if you want

Sorry for the downtime! There was a problem with the server that was out of our control. It'll take a while until the instance catches up with the rest of the fediverse

Awoospace announcement 

Starting now there's two ways to get an account on awoo.space:

If you have an existing account on the fediverse and want an alt or a new main here, you can just fill out the form on the start page. Remember to fill out the "Why do you want to join?" part so we can approve your application.

If you don't have an existing account on the fediverse, you can have an active member of the community direct mesage an admin or moderator. This is basically the old "get a friend to vouch for you" way, so people can recommend awoo to friends who make their first account in the fediverse.

Please feel free to ask any questions you might have! We hope that this new system will make it easier for people to sign up to awoo with us :janiawoo:​!

What features, you ask?
- polls! polls!
- profiles now look the same in the webapp and on the public page
- you can now pin hashtags on your profile, and those will show up in the directory if you're opted into that (awoo.space/explore)
- new landing page (work in progress)
- new UI for managing your network at awoo.space/relationships
- you now have to opt into disclosing what app you use to toot
- probably more

Awoo! :janiawoo:

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We updated! Please reload the site to enjoy all the Mastodon 2.8+glitch features

okay awoo seems to be back up, sorry for the downtime

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new emojos! 

Controller emoji:
:dreamcast_controller::dualshock::dualshock_2::dualshock_3::gamecube::gamecube_wavebird::genesis_6_button_controller::mega_drive_6_button_controller_jp::mega_drive_6_button_controller_br::mega_drive_6_button_controller_eu::n64_controller::nes_controller: :playstation_controller::snes::snes_na::switch_joy_con_l::switch_joy_con_r::switch_pro::xbox_360_controller::xbox_adaptive_controller::xbox_elite_controller::xbox_one_controller::xbox_one_controller_rev_3::xbox_s_controller:

hbomb DK64 fan emoji:
:beaver_bother::donkey_kong::sobek::hbomb:​ :trans_barrel:​

All made by @dzuk (noct.zone) and licensed CC BY-NC-SA

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