The Unofficial User Manual

Contents

1. What is GNU social
1.1. What is GNU social
2. Getting Started
2.1. Choosing a server
2.2. Registering an account
2.3. Publishing a notice
2.4. Favouriting, Repeating and Replying
2.5. Hashtags, Mentions and Groups
2.6. Referring to your account
2.6.1. Your profile URL
2.6.2. Doing a remote follow
2.6.3. Writing notices
2.7. Next steps
3. Exploring the Network
3.1. Exploring the network
3.1.1. The different timelines
3.2. Following
3.2.1. Following people on the same server
3.2.2. Following people on other servers
3.2.3. Following people using Qvitter
3.2.4. Following people using manual subscription URL
4. Hashtags and Groups
4.1. Tags
4.2. Hashtags
4.2.1. Using hashtags
4.2.2. The limited reach of hashtags
4.2.3. Hashtag subscriptions
4.3. Groups
4.3.1. Joining groups
4.3.2. Creating groups