Ooh, would you look at that? A verified link on my Mastodon account via rel=“me” (available in 2.6.0+) :)

(If you already had the rel=“me” in place before upgrading to 2.6.0, edit and save your profile again for the verification routine to run and update your profile.)

(Mind you, since you can self-host Mastodon, you should really verify links yourself instead of relying on a cosmetic feature as I could have just faked that via a bit of CSS.) ;)

@aral defaults matter. This showing up encourages people to build the rel=me bidirectional links

@aral @KevinMarks Plus, if you modify your instance CSS, then that's really just saying your instance is untrustworthy. Perhaps less significant too, when your instance is literally on the same domain as the link being verified... ;)

Sign in to participate in the conversation
XOXO Zone

A place for the XOXO Festival community. Share your dreams, your struggles, your cat photos, or whatever else strikes your fancy, and see what everyone else is sharing.

This space is just for XOXO members. Never heard of Mastodon? Head over to joinmastodon.org to learn more and start posting.