If you use Twitter to get informed about news, new releases of software, new podcast episodes and so on, you can get around that by using an RSS reader. If you hate RSS, try https://fraidyc.at/. It is completely new thing that allows you to follow an enormous number of people without getting overwhelmed or feeling like you must read all posts from all sources.
It even works with Twitter accounts directly.
@fiatjaf Following up on this after two weeks of use: Fraidycat is great! This is the way I want to follow everyone and everything going forward. One feature I've come to especially appreciate is being able to partition certain people into the Occasional or Sometimes categories---e.g. people who I generally like and want to keep track of but whose political opinions or other content annoys me if I have to see it too often.
Thanks again for the recommendation!
@richard @fiatjaf Here's an issue to follow about getting boost support in the feeds: https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/issues/11290
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