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Are you looking for people to follow on Mastodon and the Fediverse?

Click below for a directory of handpicked recommendations:

➡️ mastodon.online/@FediFollows/1

(If a category has several pages, click "show older" at the bottom to see the next page.)

FediFollows focuses on accounts about specific topics. To find more general accounts on a much wider range of topics, try communitywiki.org/trunk and fediverse.info/explore/people

Please share this with new users so they can start filling their timelines!

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Interesting videos from across the Fediverse:

➡️ @FediVideos

Hints and tips on how to use Mastodon and the Fediverse:

➡️ @feditips

Just a reminder for new people, you don't need to wait for me to randomly mention someone interesting to follow.

All the recommended follows so far are organised into clear categories at:

mastodon.online/@FediFollows/1

You can browse this directory whenever you want, new accounts will appear in it automatically.

Today's recommended follows:

🌟 @violetmagician -Strange creatures and characters often with a fluorescent neon look

🌟 @bearislive - Creates cute small stylised models of spacecraft with working solar panels powering their lights

🌟 @LWN - LWN.net is one of the longest-running news sites about free open source software

🌟 @rob_haines - Creative writer who regularly posts short fiction and microfiction

🌟 @coreyartus - Illustrator who creates pretty art for children's stories, cards etc.

Just a reminder for new people, you don't need to wait for me to randomly mention someone interesting to follow.

All the recommended follows so far are organised into clear categories at:

mastodon.online/@FediFollows/1

You can browse this directory whenever you want, new accounts will appear in it automatically.

Coreyartus is an illustrator who creates pretty art for children's stories, stationery, cards and other purposes. You can follow at:

➡️ @coreyartus

Coreyartus has a website at coreyartusimagery.com

Rob Haines is a creative writer who regularly posts short fiction and microfiction, often with sci-fi or fantasy themes. You can follow at:

➡️ @rob_haines

Haines has a Tumblr page at robhainesauthor.tumblr.com

LWN.net is one of the internet's longest-running news sites about free open source software including Linux. You can follow them at:

➡️ @LWN

Their website is at lwn.net

They were originally founded in 1998 when "LWN" stood for "Linux Weekly News". They now cover much more than that, with items about the free open source software world in general.

Peter creates small highly stylised models of spacecraft in the "Smol Space Program". They have working solar panels to power their lights. You can follow at:

➡️ @bearislive

The Smol Space Program website is at smolspaceprogram.com

Darn, I should have put on these! Oh well, every day is on FediFollows I guess... :blobcat:

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🌟 @reproducible_builds - Promoting methods of checking open source code to make sure it hasn't been tampered with

🌟 @doodlebrink - Fun little drawings, completely unpretentious

🌟 @robwighamwatercolours - Professional watercolour artist, mainly landscapes and buildings

🌟 @wikiresearch - Newsletter about academic research related to Wikipedia, Wikidata and Wikimedia

🌟 @twinkscapingrecords - Punk/Metal musician with nu metal and political metal projects

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Today's recommended follows:

🌟 @topio@mastodon.social & @topio@pixelfed.social & @topio_space - Non-profit in Germany helping people to de-Google their smartphones

🌟 @xenko - Free open source cross-platform game engine, previously called Xenko

🌟 @Uru - Professional illustrator who does cute sketches of characters

🌟 @unibrawn - Creates striking modern art with lines, colour and pieces of reality

🌟 @snescast - German-language podcast about Nintendo's SNES console of the 1990s, including games, hardware and culture

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Twinkscaping Records is the music account of Amber, a punk / metal musician and singer. You can follow at:

➡️ @twinkscapingrecords

Amber's music is divided into two projects:

Park Lane Memorial (nu metal)
parklanememorial.bandcamp.com

Anonymous C.A. Bosch (political metal)
anonymouscabosch.bandcamp.com

Doodlebrink does fun little doodles rather than hugely serious works of art. You can follow at:

➡️ @doodlebrink

(The account is in German, but it's almost entirely a visual account where language doesn't matter.)

Reproducible Builds aims to make it easier to check the source code of free and open source software. You can follow the project at:

➡️ @reproducible_builds

The project's website is at reproducible-builds.org

Reproducible Builds promotes tools and practices to help verify that open source code has not been altered before its distribution.

SNEScast is a German-language podcast about the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, covering its games, hardware, history and community. You can follow at:

➡️ @snescast (in German)

They also have a website at snescast.de

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