Digital Minimalism on my Phone (FOSS)

Without the big 5 tech titans. Utilizing FOSS software. Andrew Guan on Unsplash Here’s what’s different from your average expectation from a phone It runs Android, but without pinging Google or the big 5. No ads, spyware, lag or battery draining apps. No locked Google apps, none of the ad infested Facebook apps or random Chinese CM apps, Tencent, WeChat or TikTok. They are tuned to make you feel addicted and blind you into not even looking at any of the better alternatives....

Federating Social Media

Imagine Instagram allowed users to follow and like someone else’s Tweets through the Instagram app or follow their favorite YouTube channel with their Instagram account. You can like posts follow Pixelfed from your Mastodon account. You can watch a PeerTube video on Mastodon like and comment with your Mastodon account that’s the beauty of the Fediverse. This is Federated Social Media, actively implemented by the ActivityPub protocol Mastodon, PeerTube, Plemora, FunkWhale, WriteFreely, Pixelfed and many many more you can discover...

Breaking up with Facebook

Facebook has info on every single internet user, yes including you. If you have friends, family who use WhatsApp, Instagram, Messenger, Facebook or an app or website running Facebook’s tracking pixel. A rouge ISP, phone (MIUI/Samsung/OnePlus), or even your workplace knowingly or unknowingly shares your data with F A C E B O O K Let me rephrase Facebook. It’s not just Facebook. I am talking about Instagram and WhatsApp too....