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Cross-Post From Twitter to Mastodon and Vice Versa

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A couple of days ago, I blogged that I'm going to test Mastodon as a replacement for Twitter.

Currently, I am using Talon for Twitter as Twitter mobile app and Tusky for Mastodon as Mastodon mobile app. Both are fine for my use-cases.

Using Twitter and Mastodon in parallel results in a split brain issue: do I post something on Twitter or on Mastodon or on both?

I could solve this issue using the Mastodon Twitter Crossposter which is also hosted on GitHub. This way, I can on either platform and the content gets cross-posted on the other side as well. I can now be on both networks without neglecting the other. The setup even worked with 2FA using FreeOTP I have set-up on Mastodon. (No, Twitter, you won't get my personal phone numer.)

Starting with cross-posting yesterday, I could double my toots within less than 24 hours. I can even use Mastodon as my main status tool, moving away from Twitter more and more.

The only important thing to me what it missing on Mastodon is a proper export functionality. I created a feature request on GitHub for it.

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