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Question about the fediverse! 

So... I'm brand new in the and I am discovering the different services. So when I want to start using say pixelfed, I will need to find an instance and create a new account, right? And can I like connect it somehow?
Help will be appreciated :)

Question about the fediverse! 

Mhhh so I think I did it? I just created a new account and linked back and forth?

Question about the fediverse! 

@hollowspecter Yeah, you would need a different account to use it. The federated part is that you can for instance follow @Wolfpaw and see the photos that I post to that Pixelfed instance.

Heck, you can even follow @david@davidwolfpaw.com if you want to see posts from my website federated here!

You can then interact with each, assuming that the services that other accounts are on have a way to handle those interactions (these do).

Question about the fediverse! 

@david So I've created a new account... This is just a quick test if this link works: @hollowspecter@pixelfed.social

Say I find a cool profile on pixelfed. How can I follow it? Like how do I get to the overlay that I can follow it from this Mastodon instance?

Thank you for your patience :)

Question about the fediverse! 

@hollowspecter @hollowspecter@pixelfed.social I don't know if that's a thing. I manually search to follow, which isn't ideal. In the top left in the web Mastodon client you can type the username of the person (the @ + name + @ + pixelfed instance) to find them

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