Birdsite is *really* good for current events. The fediverse is much more personal so it doesn't go well with hyperlocal current events sometimes. Like you'd be hard pressed to find any good info about Potential Tropical Storm Barry here, but there's so much useful info over there right now.
@abby i've actually made an effort to find and follow people who live close to me and circulate news that actually affects me, on this account, and i'm starting to find the weather memes on here, too. They're just a little smaller, it's an issue of mass.
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