4/ In short, the process to “own your content” is currently in the chasm, and won’t cross over into mass adoption until we make it *way* easier. That said, I like this setup a lot, and am encouraged that it’s a thing that is now possible.
🎉 Welcome! Definitely agree this needs to be easier, but it's slow progres. The fact that you were able to get this far is an excellent demo of how much easier it's become compared to 5 years ago!
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I wanted Micro.blog to be so strictly reverse-chronological and anti-algorithmic timeline, that I waited a long time to make this change: just flipped conversations to be oldest at top. The clicked post on the web is also lightly highlighted.
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