I've said it before, but having everyone store every status ever is just dumb, and I love how the "IndieWeb" doesn't do this. Speaking of, I never, ever look at the federated timeline. RSS doesn't have a federated timeline and it's awesome. (Where I find new people, then? On the web.)
The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!