It's a new year, so here's a fresh reminder to get off

Here are some examples of the garbage instances they federate with:

@gamemakingtools how do you "get off" mastodon anyway? is it possible to move to a different instance or do you just have to make a new account or whatever?

@synth_ruiner You can move your account over to another instance. It can take a bit of time to get all your followers and things transferred, as it's done in small batches to not overload servers. Posts don't get moved iirc.

The help page is a bit confusing I think, but it's here:

I think it's clearer if you just go to the Account/Account Settings page in your preferences. To start the process you first you need to make an account on another instance.

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