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Archive for the ‘Mastodon’ Category

Migration from Twitter to Mastodon | ads’ corner

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/11/22

Yet another interesting post (I think it is via [Wayback/Archive] isotopp, but I cannot find the original message any more): [Wayback/Archive] Migration from Twitter to Mastodon | ads’ corner.


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Kris helped me motivate to enter the Fediverse, so here I am:

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/11/18

Given Elon Musk taking over Twitter, I decided to create an account in the federated social network Mastodon part of the Fediverse realm. In my case it is [Wayback/Archive] Jeroen Wiert Pluimers ( – Mastodon (which you can visit at

Right now the account is rudimentary. More meta-data and media will be added later.

Mastodon is open source at [Wayback/Archive] mastodon/mastodon: Your self-hosted, globally interconnected microblogging community and you can join via [Wayback/Archive] Mastodon – Decentralized social media ( after choosing a Mastodon server/website. I have chosen [Wayback/Archive] Home – Mastodon (

Given a Mastodon has a trunk, messages on Mastodon are called “Toots”.

For now some of the Tweets and links that Kris ([Wayback/Archive] Kris ( – posted helping me to start on Mastodon.

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Exporting your Twitter content, converting to Markdown and getting the image alt-texts (thanks @isotopp/@HBeckPDX/@weiglemc for the info and @kcgreenn/@dreamjar for the comic!)

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/11/12

This is fine #Twitter

This is fine #Twitter (illustration inspired by KC Green; creation video below)

(Edit 20221114: script for high-res images; more tweets from Jan) (Edit 20221116: hat-tip to Sam) (Edit 20221120: archiving links by Michele Weigle) (Edit 20221122: added article by Johan van der Knijff) (20221128 Tapue export tool by Mike Hucka)

Time to be prepared:

The below will help you exporting your Twitter content (Tweets, DMs, media), perform some conversions on them and optionally delete (parts of) your content.

Important: keep your Twitter account afterwards (to prevent someone from creating a new account with the same handle).

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Posted in *nix, *nix-tools, Awk, Development, Lightweight markup language, MarkDown, Mastodon, Power User, SocialMedia, Software Development, Twitter | Leave a Comment »

Finding your Twitter peers on the #Fediverse is easy with

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/10/30

Edit 20221118-19: Added Twitidon

Lot’s of interest in Mastodon and other social media projects in the Fediverse now that Musk tries to reign Twitter.

Jan explained how easy it is to your existing Twitter peers in the Fediverse and import them using

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