We have experienced some downtime again today, due to network issues in our provider's data center. Again, if your timelines are not up to date, they should update within the next few minutes.
It seems that a planned router replacement yesterday led to some unintended problems. Meaning we may see more connection failures until they're on top of the situation. Please be patient, we cannot do much about this ourselves! Thanks and sorry.
We have a confirmed location for Hacker Beach #7 (January 2019)! https://hackerbeach.org/hacker-beach-7-location-confirmed/
kosmos.social update notice
We're on Mastodon 2.4.3 now. Notable new feature: fancy new filters for all your timelines. Check out https://kosmos.social/filters to set your own.
Full changelog: https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/releases/tag/v2.4.3
kosmos.social upgrade notice
Good news, everyone! We're on Mastodon v2.4.2 now. It contains major improvements for language filtering and detection. Head to https://kosmos.social/settings/preferences to set both the default language for your own toots (helps with false detection of very short posts), as well as the languages you'd like to see in your timeline.
kosmos.social upgrade news
We just upgraded kosmos.social from Mastodon 2.4.0 to version 2.4.1.
Most notable new feature is delete & redraft: "If you noticed a typo or missing word on a toot that's already been sent, you can now choose to "delete & redraft" that toot. It pre-fills the compose area with all the data from your toot, including attached files, allowing you to edit and re-send it. It becomes a new toot, so boosts, favourites and replies to it will be reset."
One notable new feature is that you can add up to 4 different label/value pairs of extra information to your profile. Check out https://kosmos.social/settings/profile to add yours.
Aaand we're on Mastodon 2.4.0. There are too many features and fixes to pack in one toot, so please check out the changelog, if you're interested: https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/releases
Slack's bait and switch: https://opkode.com/blog/slacks-bait-and-switch/
Regarding the timeline hickups: everything is back to normal. Thanks to @gregkare for jumping in and helping out.
We're terribly sorry for home timelines not having updated for the last 11 hours. Our database connection pool got overloaded somehow, and we didn't notice. Timelines are being rebuilt as we speak, and you should see new toots coming in, either already or very soon.
Thanks to @rburns for the report!
kosmos.social update notice
You're now using Mastodon 2.2.0, which includes, among others, nice new HTML versions of all email notifications, and an important bugfix for the home timeline for users who have been away for longer than two weeks.
Full changelog: https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/releases/tag/v2.2.0