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The Mastodon GitHub repo currently has 3 open issues that could help moderators moderate better:

- Add a moderation API: let third-party devs build better tools for moderation, much like the various mobile clients. github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/
- Add Locked account state: let mods to temporarily lock accounts (like a forum ban) without kicking the user out. github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/
- Add public info about number of mods/instance: let people find instances with more mods/user. github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/

And now one of these moderation-friendly changes is confirmed for Mastodon's 2.6 roadmap. One down, two to go!

github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/

@codesections

You know what, thank you for at least considering things to change and filing the bugs.
The wilw thing left a rather bad taste in my mouth, but that does mean that Mastodon, good as it is, needs more work for issues caused by this.

I know it is thankless work, but a better Mastodon is good for us all.

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