Interesting perspective comparing Usenet clients to modern social media clients by @gcupc
Clearly modern clients are designed to suck users in with simplicity. Not clear why they don't give power users more tools. Even here on Mastodon. I'd love for my timeline to grey out the toots I've already read, across clients of course.
One of the first Mastodon instances, there is no specific topic we're into, just enjoy your time!