In this handy tutorial video, Ruari demystifies the Fediverse and gets you up to speed on Vivaldi Social and Mastodon.
Our trusty software engineer and Mastodon aficionado Ruari Ødegaard has created a handy explainer on the fediverse, along with a tutorial covering Mastodon and our Mastodon instance, Vivaldi Social. Along the way, he’ll give you a look at all the great things that we’re doing there.
- Intro to Mastodon and federation
- Joining Vivaldi Social
- Finding people to follow
- Moderation on Vivaldi Social and the broader fediverse
- Boosting, favorites and bookmarks
- Local vs. federated feeds
- Posting images and making them more accessible
- Santa riding a unicycle
- Adding content warnings
- Setting visibility levels
- Confirming verification – and getting verified yourself
- Tips for being a good citizen of the fediverse
Ruari is ready when you are, so go ahead and dive in!
We hope you found this tutorial helpful and easy to follow. Feel free to leave feedback for Ruari either in the comments below or hit him up on Mastodon (@[email protected]). See you on Vivaldi Social!