@muffinista I’m considering running a bot which aggregates several feeds for our local county into a toot stream here but I don’t understand if that violates the “Uncurated news bots posting from third-party news sources” rule. I would curate it, but it’s a bot so is awake when I’m not, etc. Similar to @newsbot but for my local area.


@jus10 ok! the main goals of that rule are to minimize potentially disturbing content (for example, violence/war/etc from a CNN feed) and also just to keep the general noise level down depending on the source itself (for example, a feed that posts every couple of minutes). If you use CWs for your bot, and the rate isn't that high, you should be fine.

@muffinista Ok, cool. Thanks! I have to play around with it sometime next week and see if it’ll even do what I want.

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