I was always much more irritated by self-retweeting than I am by self-boosting, probably because there's a grasping, sweaty quality to the whole Twitter environment that fedi doesn't really have, if someone self-boosts a joke they just like the joke, if they self-boost their art (or I do my writing), they just want people to see it, who cares

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@Pixley I think self-boosting is great on here because we've still got a chronological timeline so I'll boost an evening post for the morning crowd or vice versa.

I don't boost my own stuff because I want it to get some Influencer's attention, it's because I want my friends in different time zones or biorhythms to get to see the thing.

Or I just think the world needs to see an Izzy pic more than once.

@stelepami yeah exactly!! It feels like communication and not just like yelling. And the world DOES need to see an Izzy pic more than once tbh

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