Migration to Lemmy

Created by Steven Baltakatei Sandoval on 2023-06-15T10:05+00 under a CC BY-SA 4.0 (🅭🅯🄎4.0) license and last updated on 2023-06-15T18:27+00.


On 2023-06-12, after I noticed a surge of moderators setting major subreddits private, I decided to explore federated alternatives to Reddit which I had heard existed. After some searches, I found mentions of Lemmy and Kbin.

I checked through a list of Lemmy instances and created a spreadsheet factoring in admin age, uptime, and domain name length. I used that to generate a short list to let me review the post history of admins. After this review, I decided that the Lemmy instance sopuli.xyz was the most appropriate for me; I was looking for a smaller instance with at least some months of history. Sopuli.xyz seems to have been started by a Finn who set rules against posts about QAnon, Nazis, and other bigoted groups I don't want to associate myself with. So, I applied and, as of 2023-06-14,now have an account there.

I now look forward to contributing comments to a more decentralized forum.