I have lists of people that I’ve pinned as columns. But there’s at least one of those lists (in my case, a list of other dads I follow on mastodon) that I’d be happy for people to see when they browse my profile, or which I might be inclined to share with others, particularly those on those lists. Kind of like a group DM but less official.
I’m interested in how such a feature might be abused:
- I know that on Twitter, being added to a public list gives you a notification, which for some people is offensive / intrusive and can cause them to block the adder.
- People might hate-make lists or create lists of people they intend to harass.
- Ways I haven’t thought of
Pros, cons, thoughts?
I think for public lists it might be good if you can decline to be included on the list?