Like others wanting to escape Elon Musk, I signed up for Mastodon, which resembles Twitter but is decentralized and does not privilege some posts over others. Some of the Twitter users I followed wrote excellent tweet threads and have continued to do so on Mastodon. But the presentation of threads is not set up the same way on Mastodon, so if I read my feed normally, with the most recent posts first, each of the posts in a thread comes up in reverse order. Mastodon could introduce threading of posts – or perhaps those used to writing threads could find other ways to provide more information than in a 500-character Mastodon post. (Andrew Shields, #111words, 26 December 2022)
The standard way to make this better is to set the first post in the thread to "public" (globe icon) and the rest to "unlisted" (open padlock icon).
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