Free Radical is now on Mastodon v2.8.4.
Free Radical is now on Mastodon v2.8.3.
Free Radical is now on Mastodon v2.8.2.
Keybase recently announced native support for Mastodon verification. Free Radical is now supported by that system, so you can log into Keybase and prove that you own your Mastodon account to get a spiffy green checkmark on your profile.
Free Radical is now on Mastodon v2.8.0.
Free Radical turns two years old today! Since joining: The fediverse has grown from 250 instances to nearly 2,000 active ones. The network went from 100,000 users to nearly 2.2 million. Free Radical has grown from 1 user (me) to 1,
I’m silencing (not blocking) two instances dedicated to NSFW content. If you still want to follow users on them, please do! I mainly don’t want them filling our federated timeline, but I have zero desire to prevent anyone from seeing it who
Free Radical’s 1000th user joined today. Thanks to everyone who’s helped make this project fun, interesting, and fulfilling. Much love to all!
Free Radical is now on Mastodon v2.7.4.
When an admin fails to police their own content, or even to respond to complaints at all, it’s not reasonable to allow their instance to pollute the timelines. That’s why I’m silencing pl.smuglo.li.
Free Radical is now on Mastodon v2.7.2.
Free Radical is now on Mastodon v2.7.0.
Free Radical is now upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04.1. That involved a PostgreSQL upgrade. Sorry about the few minutes of downtime!
I’m neither set up, nor willing, to receive donations. There are many fine instances that depend on financial contributions, but this is not one. If you’d like to support Free Radical, please: Donate to another instance Use something in a way
Free Radical is now on Mastodon v2.6.5.
Free Radical is now on Mastodon v2.6.2.
Free Radical is now on Mastodon v2.6.1. I’ve also tweaked the behind-the-scenes config a little bit. If you run into anything unexpected, please let me know what you’re seeing, what platform you’re on, and what browser/
Free Radical is now on Mastodon v2.5.1.
Free Radical is now on Mastodon v2.5.0.
Free Radical is now on Mastodon v2.4.5.
Free Radical is now on Mastodon v2.4.4.
I previously said that the Russians are coming. Yes, I meant it. In the last two weeks, I’ve had registrations from 25 accounts that flagged themselves as bots. Of those, about half went on to post exactly one spammy toot. Of these,
This updates my last blog post where I said that we’re getting a flood of spambots. Summary: if you’re an admin affected by this, you must act now. I’ll cut to the chase. It seems that this week&
Admins of Mastodon: I’ve deleted four bot accounts that were spamming movie streaming links, with captions like: Tickling Giants Film Gomovies Super Streaming keine Anmeldung putlockers Kostenloser Stream Attack on Titan Season 3 tamilisch Ganzer Film Youtube Ohne Anmeldung Sonnenfilme Movie The
Free Radical is now on Mastodon v2.4.3.