A year ago I started to be annoyed by traditional social networks like Facebook and Twitter and started to look for alternatives.

First part of my solution is Mastodon. Open source social network that I ended up running on my own home server. No more ads, no more post sorting by relevance. Just a chronological wall of posts that I want to see. I am so glad that there is software like this...

Second part is RSS reader. I ditched Feedly and moved to self hosted TinyTinyRSS. Again: no more post sorting by relevance. Sadly, many webs don't support rss feeds. It used to be more common for websites to support RSS.

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For example CzechTV video library ivysilani.cz has no RSS channels.👎
On the other hand, mall.tv has such RSS channels per show and it is so convenient to just subscribe to my favourite show. 👍 No notifications, no emails, just open rss reader when I am ready to watch.

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Škorpil's Mastodon

Štěpán Škorpil's personal Mastodon server - instance of federated social network