Mastodon User Guide

What's a "toot"? / Why's it called a "toot"?

Like some other social media sites, Mastodon has a particular name for the posts that appear on the site. A "toot" is what a post on Mastodon is refered to as, while "tooting" refers to the act of posting. Posts were called "toots" at the request of one of the developer's patrons via Patreon.

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