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I recently got insight on how social networks spread recently. I told some friends (who are not on Signal) that a group I was forming would be on Signal. They joined. No hesitation or complaints- they just joined.

Trying to convince someone that the Free alternative is better doesn't work nearly as well as simply being on the new platform exclusively. People join so they're not left out.

The same will hold true for the Fediverse. When people you care about quit Facebook and Twitter and are exclusively here, if you make the process easy, they will follow.

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