I made an instance previewer, so you can see the local/federated feeds of an instance without signing up:

based on seeing my son baffled by the instance choces

@KevinMarks Nice idea!
One small suggestion: could you hide NSFW/CW behind a button?

@KevinMarks Great stuff! Would be good if you could also pull the instance list from
to make it easy to select from the list

@KevinMarks This is great! I've already found two new people to follow! Any plans to add a list of instances, maybe a random timeline feature?

@marxistvegan that's what I used, though I get an error when I tried to fetch it in code. See for the autocomplete, but I'll have to update it manually

@KevinMarks If the federated timeline doesn't match with the one I see on your website, what would be an explanation? About 20% of the toots I see on the preview of my instance don't appear here in my federated timeline. =/

@KevinMarks I miss hearing you on the regular in audio and video. How does Mastodon fit in the whole webmention pubsubhubbub multiverse?

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