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Here's an update to our post two days ago regarding our initial vibes about Threads by Meta. As we continue to learn more, we'll keep updating. The graphic below represents DuckDuckGo's analysis of what this app is doing on your phone. If unchanged, this app represents a veritable Hoover Vacuum of spying and tracking. Forget our semi-competing product for a moment - this is like shockingly bad. Apple and Android should pull the app from the store. Please keep your children far away from this.

Excited to announce that our server upgrade completed and we're now running the latest and greatest of the great . From here on out, you'll need to leverage one of the many great compatible apps to interact with the server as the web UX is now dedicated to providing a great landing space for our dedicated domains and highlighting the local feed. We are particularly fond of @elk and works great with

Good morning ! We're going down for a few minutes RIGHT NOW to patch the security update. Back in a few.

Yikes! We love the traffic, but hold on to your rears my , we're going down for an oh crap right now across all services for a router swap (datacenter melting).

If you're a new , welcome, we hope you'll stick around! It really is so much better over here :) If you've not yet settled into a new community, we'd love to have you over at! We've got (compatible), , , , and / coming soon! Safe, moderated, well integrated open services brought to you by :)

A good article from Bark about AI (Artificial Intelligence) and how it impacts our kids. The Doodle Project uses and recommends Bark (no affiliation/compensation). We can help, just let us know! (it's particularly touchy about iOS devices).

It's a great day in the ! For our users of main instance, big update coming soon. For an idea of what's coming, please check out the Takahe blog announcement. The interface change is mostly related to the web app. Really excited about this update as it brings even more power to our multi-domain support. All your mobile apps will work the same. We'll provide more details on our upgrade in the coming day or so.

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"Advertisers are returning to Twitter after Linda Yaccarino calmed fears over content moderation. But now brands like Disney, Microsoft, and the NBA have ads placed next to neo-Nazi propaganda."

Well, this is fun! Data center hiccup impacting most services. We'll be back shortly!

Good morning ! Seeing a report of problems following accounts from We're not seeing any errors in the logs but are watching closely and will let you know if we find something amiss!

Did you know it only takes about 10 minutes to configure PiHole for Home? 10 minutes to protect your family from some of the worst things on the internet. 10 minutes to speed up your browsing by blocking ads/trackers/spyware. 10 minutes for piece of mind! No tech knowledge required, we help you set it up and keep you informed. Secure your home network today with The Doodle Project's PiHole for Home service. $5 a month, 10 minutes of your time.

It's a great day in the . The ecosystem continues to grow. Come and be yourself! Currently working on getting up and running ( compat). Private testing for almost complete, holler if you'd like to join early!

We're getting ready to take the wraps off our instance for the . If you're interested in helping us test, please reach out to @derek

It's a great day on the ! Free services abound and small monthly fee for "authenticated yourself" available

Such progress!
The Ourselves.Space Ecosystem: (this site ala Twitter/Mastodon) (Instagram/Pixelfed) (Generic Blogs/WriteFreely) Reviews/Bookwrym)

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Join us on - a place to be ourselves.

Just a few more days until summer season kicks off! Make sure to do it safely with tools from The Doodle Project. From our family internet filter (PiHole for Home), our Family IT Team to make sure you're well protected and configured, to our family friendly social media services to replace Insta/FB/Twitter and more and, we've got you covered. Tell us how you're doing and let us know your questions. The Doodle Project - Connect. Safer.

We're ( / are delighted to support @takahe and building a great community of "bring your own domain" instances to the . To learn more, visit

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Post pinning is now in and working thanks to @christof - plus we've got some compatability fixes in for mentions, bot accounts, and more. 0.9 soon!

Y’all wouldn’t believe how awesome it is to have FB/Insta/Twitter without ads. Sound too good to be true? It's real. No ads. No tracking. Come, be yourself at A service provided by The Doodle Project to help families connect safer.

It's a beautiful day in the ! Did you know you can join for free and then, if you want, you can also bring your own domain for a small monthly fee? Come, be yourself (like me(at) - we even help you set it up! for more.

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Hi, we're the .NET Community Team at Microsoft. We help run the blog, live streams, events like .NET Conf, and lots more.

We ❤️ the .NET developer community! We're happy to be here to share news, answer your questions, and... toot? It's called a toot, seriously? I guess toot, then.

Thank you to @styx31 & team for setting up and running this amazing community instance.

Production grade instance with active moderation, bring your own domain support, legal entity support, DDoS protection, compatible with almost all clients. A place for you to be yourself. Join us at

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🥞 Happy National Pancake Day! 🥞
Not every stack is best with syrup whether you prefer blueberry, whole wheat, , , or build your stack from scratch.

The Doodle Project is excited to announce our newest offering - the Family IT Team - learn more today at

Now running the latest version of our amazing envrionment for the - takahe0.8.0. Loads of fixes and a few new features. New: import following. Still to come: relay support and import followers.