i miss @benjancewicz toots.
Wacom drawing tablets are spying on every app you open, and sending the data back to Wacom.
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Jeff Bezos, WhatsApp, and Mohammed bin Salman - what you need to know.
I’m actually *pretty bad* at following Fediverse drama. Can you tell me what “big follower” account was recently involved in what everyone is talking about, @ItsJenNotGabby? Sorry for being a dunce.
Sweden dropped the rape investigation against Julian Assange because "the evidence has weakened considerably due to the long period of time that has elapsed since the events in question".
The prosecutor says, "I would like to emphasise that the injured party has submitted a credible and reliable version of events. Her statements have been coherent, extensive and detailed"
The Assange people are acting like this exonerates him, which it clearly doesn't.
Turning Point USA, the far-right astroturfing group, is holding an event at #NCSU tomorrow at 5:30 to 8:30pm. Charlie Kirk, of TPUSA, and Lara Trump, Eric Trump's wife, will be speaking.
A coalition of students plan to protest this event, but campus police are inhibiting organization. Last night, they detained two organizers.
Mike's one piece of advice for new Mastodon users - dive into that Federated column and follow ANYONE and EVERYONE who looks like they've posted anything at all interesting to you. Just hammer the button. There's no penalty for mistakes. Go wild.
Later, when your Home timeline is buzzing, go in and unfollow people you decide you're not enjoying so much now.
Then do that again a few times. Then some more. Forever.
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