One thing I just realised despite spending the last five years on the Fediverse is something simple but profoundly different to Twitter
Here on the Fediverse, if I boost a post and then someone else boosts or favourite it, I don't get a notification
That's different to Twitter, where you *do* get such notifications
I'm still thinking about the ramifications of this from a sociological point of view, but I suspect, like the (intentional) lack of a quote-tweet equivalent, it's a good thing? 🤔
@dajbelshaw The lack of quote-tweets is actually something I really need to get used to. I can imagine a few reasons why this is intentional, but would love to know more about it. Do you have any sources, Doug?
@dajbelshaw Would have to disagree about assuming it's a good thing to not have notifications. N's are a valuable feedback. W/o them feedback from listener to spkr is reduced as only acknowledgement is to say something. It's like forcing an in-person convo to speak and not be able to simply nod yes.
@econproph I didn't say it's not useful not to have notifications. I just think that being notified of a boost/retweet of your boost/retweet is superfluous.
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