What new feature do you wish on Mastodon?

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Back to topic, my complete feature wishes on Mastodon:

1) Preview Post: I am a writer so this is a must.

2) Find Own Posts: I toot a lot my toots reached 2000 in a short period of time. Finding a certain toot became difficult.

3) Show Original Posts Exclusively: I want timeline to show only my original toots, not my boosts, not my replies, anytime I want.

4) Hover Cards: It saves my time & computer resources to follow/unfollow.

5) Numbers: Visible number of replies, shares, likes in toots.

@ademalsasa
n°5 is a conscious design decision to not show any of that in order to avoid birdsite's "popularity contests".

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1) Preview Post: I am a writer so this is a must.

You can do what I use here for preparing carefully formatted MarkDown posts.

I also am picky, and would be annoyed by any errors. So :

Create the post in editor as needed.
set privacy level to Direct Message.
addressed to myself, at another account.
Save, look it up

Delete and Redraft as needed until it's perfect. Then, one last Delete Redraft :

to remove the address it was being sent to.
and to set Privacy to Public, and the post is out there.

@ademalsasa

2) Find Own Posts: I toot a lot my toots reached 2000 in a short period of time. Finding a certain toot became difficult.

A good Search is essential. Mastodon DOES have Full Text search capability, right out of the box.

However -- in many instances it is disabled to save processing, and only hashtag searches are offered.

Another reason to be VERY selective on finding a permanent home for active posting.

Qoto.org does offer Full text search and 2 years of content in the system database. I can find posts based in a pair of words here.

screenshot, Terms of Service page.

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