Micro.blog doesn’t have full search or hashtags by design, and I know it can be frustrating sometimes. I hear it. But this report on child abuse material across Mastodon instances is part of why:

During its search, the team found 554 pieces of content that matched hashtags or keywords often used by child sexual abuse groups online

Until moderation and automatic flagging can be deployed at scale, it’s better to go slowly.

Manton Reece @manton