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Seeing a couple popular twitter users join up here and say things like "Hopefully Mastodon is noticing these comments" and while they're helpful critiques, I wonder if they missed the memo that Mastodon is not a monolithic entity with a big switchboard.

I guess the thing that worries me here is that as consumers we're used to complaining to management as our only way of getting things fixed.

But mastodon is a community effort, built and administered by people who care, so just criticizing stuff in a huffy mood just makes you seem entitled and unwilling to help.

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Devs and admins are people too! Let them hear your thoughts, but be kind!

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@Aros haha next thing you'll say they need real food too

@Aros There's gonna be a lot of toxic behaviors that people are going to bring with them from Birdland.

That place just kind of encourages people to be pricks, so it's going to be a learning curve for a lot of folks.

@Aros Do you happen to know the devs and people who can help with given suggestions on this platform? Asking for a Friend.

@jeffperry it depends on the instance, but if you want to leave general feedback for mastodon's features, this is a good start: