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Friendica issue


Hi guys,

when I post a comment or a reply this is not display in real-time and I have to refresh the page, most probably is my fault, I must have messed up with some settings, how can I restore the expected behavior?

Thanks in advance!

# # @Friendica Support
This entry was edited (10 months ago)
 
You were totally right, but it seems I had to wait to be accepted in the forum...
 
@Daniel I thought that is automatic.

@Steffen K9 🐰 isn't the contact request approved automatically? Can someone post to the forum without being a contact?

 

What I dislike about the federation


I have been noticing since a while there is a very impolite attitude among many people who use the federated networks, the lacking of desire to build a community that include all the other ones from all the different countries and languages.

Many times I see posts that starting in English which is the most common ground to communicate among the others that end filled up in any others languages than English, along the fact that is unkindly and annoying, it goes in the opposite way of the inclusion which should be the reason why a social network exists.

It is true that Mastodon resolved it brilliantly but in Diaspora and Friendica you can't exclude topics because the language that means is up to the users take the task to avoid cross languages in any topic.

However I see there isn't any desire to avoid that behavior and people are quite careless about that, hence I think I will start to ignore all the people that do not respect this very simple, unwritten and basic rule.

#languages #diaspora #friendica #fediverse #federation #people #respect #inclusion

hoergen on Friendica doesn't like this.

 
there is much room for many innovations in the interface to help encourage more of that community spirit, n discourage the obnoxious trolling behavior, methinks.

i've yet to get the skills/knowledge to hack up such possibilities myself yet. but i see the potential. the fediverse in its infancy, much to grow into better yet. :) and not just many new improvements, but many existing technologies to be tied in (translation for one).

 

Switching the contact type


Hi there,

how can I change a contact from #Friend to #Subscriber and vice-versa?

Thanks!

#help #friendica #contacts
 
I haven't seen that in the Help anywhere, but you could note their network name, Drop them, then Add them again. I'm still new to Friendica, though, so don't take this as gospel.
 
Eventually I got how to do it...

First: you go to contact icon on top (it depends by your theme) and it opens a list of your contacts

Second: each contact as a row of small icons you have to press the one with the tooltip that says "view contact".

Third: on the status' contact there is a button with a label "disconnect/unfollow", when it says that it means you are friends each others, when it says "connect/follow" it means the contact is "a fan of your". While disconnecting from a friend is invisible for the other reconvert it in a friend activates a notification to that contact.

 

Why is Friendica bloated by tons of trackers?


I noticed that Friendica has a tons of trackers, mine are disabled by my browser extensions, however Diaspora has 0 trackers.

It is something related with my Friendica server or it something that belongs to Friendica itself?

I am pretty confused... 🤔
 
@daniel01 That's odd I don't see that. But why don't you ask the admin Adam Clark (kinetix@social.isurf.ca). I believe he's a good guy.
 
I guess that mostly depends by how many youtube videos are showed in your stream as well as many twitters links are active... 🤔

 

Dica, Friendica app for Android


@DiCa Support

Hi guys your app is very cool, however it is not still able to show my personal stream, I mean saved tags and friends.

I am not really interested to read public or network posts, I am interested only in my stream so currently I am using your app only to create posts or to reply.

Is it possible display in Dica your personal stream or not?

Thanks!