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Attached: 1 image Pixelfed Groups beta, coming soon to a :pixelfed: near you! #pixelfed #groups
Halce
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Hopefully this is implemented like https://github.com/bookwyrm-social/bookwyrm/issues/1548 using the Group Actor type of AP, in order to be compatibile, otherwise there’s little point for it.

@nutomic
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Interesting, it seems that every project implements groups in wildly different ways. Both bookwyrm and pleroma are going for private groups primarily, with public groups as an afterthought.

@humanetech
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Yes, it seems to be the only way that fediverse evolves… organically, haphazardly maybe. I don’t know whether that is good or bad, but I find it a bit disheartening to see that it so hard to get a bit of broader collaboration off the ground. The prior discussion on SocialHub on Standardizing ActivityPub Groups (which was a continuation of a much older discussion) has sorta stalled again. Though still the occasional reply seeps in…

@vis4valentine
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That actually looks good. Lets see how people use it

@the_tech_beast
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Hmm… interesting

I wonder what the use case for groups will be. Share photos to only selected people?

@Stephen304
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The screenshots look like its essentially facebook groups, which would be nice because im in a lot of facebook meme groups and havent seen any federated alternatives with a UX that i feel i could really pitch to somone deep into instagram / fb / whatsapp land.

@ghosthand
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That’s what I assume.

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