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Some of you asked me if I had a Patreon: it’s now the case! 😄

patreon.com/nicolasconstant

The received funds will be mainly used to cover hosting costs and illustrators’ commissions for nice visuals for the software I’m developing. 😉

Please consider the 1$ membership, as having a lot of small donators would be a nice demonstration of your interest and support. 🙂

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I'm a new software made by @NicolasConstant

It's mostly a pet-project to understand how this protocol works, and being a little useful by the same time.
The aim is to provide a private (followers-only) Twitter to ActivityPub relay.

I'm still in a beta state, but hopefully I should be in a stable state very soon.
If you'd like to test the software, please contact me!

0.16.2 is out!

It's a small fix to solve some issues with fork, and increasing a bit the user limit (now using 100% of the API capabilities!). 🙂

0.16.1 is out! 🎉

It's a fix to handle some edge cases parsing issues. If you see any, please report them to me! 🙂

Since I'm seeing a lot of new users on the official instance, please keep in mind that it is a testing/beta instance only and that it is temporary.

Thanks for helping testing it, but if you'd like to have a permanent one that would not disappear at any time, please consider self-hosting it (for you and/or your community). 🙂

( is not a very costly software to host, the official instance is currently running on a 3.5$ VPS )

Would a #BirdsiteLIVE integration be nice? 😁
It will be released in the next minor version of #Sengi! 🙂

0.16.0 is out! 🙂
It adds the capability to set some particular twitter accounts in order to make them publish their status in Unlisted mode instead of Followers-Only mode.
(a functionality often requested)

Please limit those selected accounts to public brands and other public figures.

The documentation is up to date to help you set those accounts on your instance. 😉

Some of you asked me if I had a Patreon: it’s now the case! 😄

patreon.com/nicolasconstant

The received funds will be mainly used to cover hosting costs and illustrators’ commissions for nice visuals for the software I’m developing. 😉

Please consider the 1$ membership, as having a lot of small donators would be a nice demonstration of your interest and support. 🙂

0.15.0 is finally out! 😄 🎉
It brings whitelisting and blacklisting of Fediverse users, instances and twitter users. So that you can limit your own instance to yourself, your friends, your community, etc.

It's the biggest update so far and I started working on it 20 days ago. 🙂

The documentation is up to date so that you can see how to apply those filters:
github.com/NicolasConstant/Bir

The next minor release of will feature whitelisting and blacklisting capabilities, and will also display the saturation state of the instance, it will be the biggest update so far. 🙂

0.14.5 is out with some more resiliency in the synchronization pipeline. 😄

The test instance is now synchronizing 241 twitter feeds! 🙂
... and with this wide set of various data, I'm seeing new issues and various bugs. 😬

(yes it is in a unstable state right now, but I'll have to wait this evening to check what's going on 😑)

For those of you that are already hosting your own instance of I've added an auto-update section in the documentation:
github.com/NicolasConstant/Bir

Make sure you're relaunching the app after the edition (docker-compose up -d) so that this modification is taken into account.

0.14.4 is out! It's a reliability fix, in case something goes badly, the service will restart and auto-heal.

0.14.3 is out, another iteration to fine tune my regexes. 😶

0.14.2 is out, some little fix on avatar's URLs and API efficiency.

0.14.1 is out, it's a small fix to handle small URLs parsing.

Thanks to @krinkle for letting me know about this issue! 🙂

If you see other parsing issues, please send them to me, the more cases are covered the more reliable the code will be. 😉

0.13.1 is out, it's a little fix to handle some RT that weren't processed correctly, huge thx to @jack for letting me know about this issue. 🙂

0.13.0 is out!
Better RT handling (medias! full text! no more broken links!) and a total revamp of the Regex should improve the global quality by a noticeable amount.

(please reach me if you have examples of badly parsed tweets, I will add them to the tested use cases)

0.12.2 is out, mostly a lot of bug fixes and optimizations.
One of them could block the synchronization pipeline, and some has been fixed "just in case" (thread safety, etc). 😉

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