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Micro.blog and IndieWeb

Wrapping My Head Around Micro.blog and IndieWeb by Jason Sadler (sadlerjw.com)

You can pay $5 a month to get them to host your microblog, but by adopting some web standards like RSS and webmentions, you can host your microblog on your own site. If you’re on WordPress you can publish to your site using the Microblog iOS and Mac apps. Replies are a bit of a bugbear, though: they’re handled entirely within Micro.blog if initiated using the app’s Reply functionality, or threaded in properly if you post from your own site with the proper webmention URL.

As a security architect I often have to create policies, procedures, and guidelines. It can be a challenge to get everything right. Based on what is written in the micro.blog community guidelines, from my perspective the hosted blogs are not really independent. E.g. Blog content hosted by Micro.blog will be subject to the community guidelines…

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