I've just released Mastodon De-Mob, an anti-harassment tool that lets users to block everyone who favorited or boosted a toot calling for harassment. https://mastodon-de-mob.codesections.com/
Please feel free to test it out with the example URL I provided; that will only block a test account I set up for this purpose. Hopefully, you won't ever need it for real.
It also reports the harassing toot, which I hope will prevent the tool's abuse for non-harassing toots.
My tool does *basically* the same thing but from a web app instead of a python CLI (even though I'm personally partial to CLI apps, I thought the web app might be a bit more accessible, especially for those who don't currently have python installed).
@codesections good work you're doing.
@codesections "Get Toot" does nothing for me. I tried disabling uBlock but that only reset the whole page. Is there something I'm missing?
I'm sorry to hear that it didn't work. Let me make sure I understand:
- You put in your instance, clicked "Authorize", and authorized the app through your server
- You put in the URL for a toot and clicked "Get Toot"
- Nothing happened (no error on screen?)
Thanks for the bug report!
On a hunch, I disabled Privacy Badger as well as uBlock; didn't make a difference either. It's not even that nothing happens, but I don't even get visual feedback from clicking the Get Toot button, as if the button is only a picture. The cursor does change into a hand as if there's something to click, though.
Second, the "Network" tab of the same web inspector. (Depending on screen layout, you might need to click the ">>" button to select that tab). Everything there *should* have a 302 or 200 in the "status" column—we'd be looking for anything that doesn't.
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