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We need federated user profiles


In the process of trying out a dozen different federated social sites, I now have a dozen different user accounts. Each of them has a handful of connections to other people. None has everyone I want to follow.

It is great that posts are federated and show up on other networks in the fediverse, but I want a federated user profile too, so that when I add a connection to my account here, it shows up on Mastodon and diaspora as well. That would also prevent the inevitable problem that when someone’s home pod/site disappears, they have to rebuild all of their connections.

Am I misunderstanding how the fediverse is supposed to work?