The idea that bad instances exploding is somehow not a good thing because the Bad People will join and corrupt Good Instances is kind of bizarre and doesn't hold up to the slightest consideration when you consider that instances on the fediverse are moderated and generally keep track of their new users?
@stolas Where is this bizarre idea coming from?
@stolas there’s a collective reputation damage to having a total asshole on the same instance as you that, i think, helps and hurts
when you say "exploding" do you mean "getting a lot of users" or "shutting down"?
@corv I meant shutting down
@stolas okay that makes a lot more sense, I was thinking of the way people say things are "blowing up" to mean "getting very popular" 😅
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