Ability to limit post viewing to instance only

A thought came up during a discussion in which it is desirable to limit posts to, strictly, the instance in which it is posted from. Meaning, posts cannot be seen by anyone outside of the instance/public view.

I haven’t seen any working function of this, so it may be something to put in as a requested enhancement.
Could this kind of functionality be added to the Masto code?

There is a long and contentious discussion about that:

I don’t think it will be implemented in the core mastodon code, but the folk behind the patch keep to rebase it to the newer version.

Two options:

  1. Mastodon has instance announcements: your.domain/admin/announcements
  2. Use Hometown (light fork that has instance only toots): GitHub - hometown-fork/hometown: A supported fork of Mastodon that provides local posting and a wider range of content types.
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