Tumblr to add support for ActivityPub, the social protocol powering Mastodon and other apps
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Tumblr will add support for ActivityPub, the open, decentralized social networking protocol that today is powering social networking software like Twitter alternative Mastodon, the Instagram-like Pixelfed, video streaming service PeerTube, and others.
Kromonos
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Sounds not that bad. They would be the first bigger companies, who would make usage of the protocol. If they then also get control of their spam and improve moderation, then that is actually good, isn’t it?

@noodlejetski
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yeah, as long as they don’t back out of it in a few years.

Arthur Besse
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the fact that they’re now owned by automattic (wordpress) makes me optimistic they won’t. in fact, they might even help evolve activitypub into something that doesn’t suck as much as it does now.

Kromonos
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There is always a risk, even with currently established platforms.

@uthredii
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This is great news!

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