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On Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 1:09:28 AM UTC-4, Wayne Mackintosh wrote:
> Hi everyone
> The OER Foundation has set up a Mastodon instance 
> <> which is a federated and open source social 
> networking alternative.  (This short video <> 
> provides a good overview of what Mastodon is.)
> At the OERu, we do not want any learner to be forced to use any 
> proprietary hosted technologies in order to participate in our learning 
> opportunities, and this is why we have set up an OERu instance 
> <> of the Mastodon software. 
> It's primarily intended to support OERu learners rather than forcing 
> learners to join, services like Twitter. Most conversations on our instance 
> will be focused on OERu and OER related topics, however as open technology, 
> WikiEducator users are free and most welcome to create accounts on our 
> instance (thanks Steve Foerster for suggesting that I post this 
> announcement on the WikiEd list).
> As a federated technology there are many different instances and 
> communities you can join with the advantage of being able to interact with 
> users on difference instances.
> If you need a little help in setting up an account and finding out how 
> Mastodon works - you can consult the OERu support site 
> <>.
> Happy tooting!
> Cheers
> Wayne
> -- 
> Wayne Mackintosh
> Director OER Foundation and OERu facilitator
> UNESCO - ICDE Chair in OER
> Mastodon:

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