Soundcloud -> @funkwhale
MeetUp -> @GetTogetherComm
LinkedIn -> @firstname.lastname@example.org
Google Calendar -> @calendar_social
Anything missing from the list? What else is needed?
To be fair most of those have absolutely no ActivityPub support, only talking about the desire to support it at some point in the future. Others are early alpha and cant really be run reliably.
Pixelfed, has no activitypub features
anfora has no userinterface of anykind and is unusuable and not even alpha yet.
Plume is early beta and so buggy it is barely usable.
Prismo has no activitypub features
While i agree there is a lot of hope for the future and many of these projects are on the horizon and i look forward to them the truth is there really isnt much available
right now in any useful form. But it is clear we are getting there.
We can get there more quickly if we help these projects.
Many of them are in testing and looking for feedback/help, and many are ready to be used in some form or other.
PixelFed is very close to having working AP federation, and I'm sure they'll appreciate feedback on that when it launches.
Even just following the developer's account lets them know that people are interested in what they are doing, which helps keep them going.
Yeah, you're right, I definitely wouldn't be recommending most of these to a non-technical audience yet.
The aim of the original post is just to let people know these are on the way, and to encourage people to get involved.
To be fair though, the W3C recommendation for the AP standard was only published six months ago. Having this many projects already in the pipeline within half a year is pretty good progress?
mastodon.at is a microblogging site that federates with most instances on the Fediverse.