good cw etiquette 101:

-content warnings can totally be used to shorten/title posts! they don’t have to be for sensitive content

-plz use CWs for posts with possible triggers like alcohol, food, self harm, mental health, drug use, etc- we also cw for eye contact in photos here (ec)

-plz cw your lewd/nsfw content! there are kiddos here as well as sex repulsed folks

-cw stuff that can fuck with screenreaders like large blocks of repeating words or emoji spam

thx for makin fedi a safer place!


it’s also cool to use the sensitive photo feature on lewds/imgs and then put a cw in the text of the post without using a content warning, if you prefer that, like this:

💕 lookin cute today (ec, selfie)

(ps: don’t forget image captions! they become second nature after repetition, and you can also tag @OCRbot to caption images with a lot of text!)

a few other hot tips for new folks:

-give yourself a bio, profile pic, and write a before hopping into people’s mentions and follow requests, we want to have context!

-don’t be a reply guy: if you reply to every one of someone’s posts w/o them reciprocating, folks are gonna feel smothered. take it easy.

-try to interact with good faith, assuming good faith.

-blocking/muting folks is not something you should feel guilty for! this is your space, protect your energy!

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