submitted 3 months ago by informapirata to c/fediverse

Hi everyone, I’m one of the administrators of the Lemmy feddit.it instance - my nick is @poliverso@[email protected]

Together with our fellow administrators, based on some impact assessments, we have decided not to operate any preventative block against Threads, but I am not aware that we are still federated. I noticed that your instance is federated to Threads instead, but I don’t understand how this was possible. The strange thing is that, from your instance, it is still not possible to view those dozen Threads accounts that are currently “federable”. So I wanted to ask you: is there a way to force federation?

Thanks in advance for your feedback, sorry for the inconvenience and best wishes for a happy holiday!

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[-] informapirata 3 points 3 months ago* (last edited 2 months ago)

Now I understand: I thought that federating Threads was a deliberate choice, but it was probably an incidental phenomenon simply due to the large numbers managed by your instance.

Probably one of the ten Instagram executives who have a federated profile has tried to search for one of your contents. Or he found the message of a followed user who participated in one of your threads in his Timeline. Or they are simply experimenting with your instance...😁

I said the wrong thing here. Excuse me~~In any case, there is at least one other Lemmy instance, probably for the same reason: it is an instance that handles quite large numbers anyway:~~ ~~https://sh.itjust.works/instances~~

EDIT: no it is not true: https://lemmy.world/comment/7949266

[-] kersploosh 14 points 3 months ago

sh.itjust.works explicitly blocks Threads. They held a vote among the local users: https://sh.itjust.works/post/11308397

[-] informapirata 1 points 3 months ago

Um... that's not what it looks like from the relevant page: https://sh.itjust.works/instances

[-] kersploosh 4 points 3 months ago

It's in the "Blocked Instances" section, where it should be.

[-] informapirata 1 points 2 months ago

You're right, sorry 🤦‍♂️ 🙇‍♂️ : the federated instance was threads.ruin.io, not threads.net

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