Just joined and I'm not sure what to do or who to follow. I don't know anyone who uses mastodon, but ig if anyone wants to get to know more people on here, give me a follow and I can follow back
I use "Toot!" for iOS.
Finding people to follow is the hardest part, though I've noticed that participating in some conversations is one of the best ways to get more people.
Here's some sort list of people by their interests to follow,
Hey, you may create a post with #introduction telling something about your interests. You can search for the hasthag to get some inspiration
Also: I can recommend https://gup.pe/ this kind of a group thing on mostodon. there are not many groups yet. but maybe it is a starting point for you. on the website there are details how it works.
Since you are on a small Mastodon instance, you will see more people the more connected you (or your instance) are.
You can paste virtually everything in your profile's search field and interact, e.g. https://mastodon.sdf.org/@bkhl/103034141134472687
Hey, I am following you. Journalist from Germany. Doing photojournalism and documentary, for example:
I would recommend that you try the other way around:
To search for hashtags which you are interested in and start to follow the people. By time they follow back. :)
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