I was about to write something disparaging about threads again (this time about Mastodon threads), and while I personally can’t stand the reading experience, I guess that’s how some prefer to write long-form.

I still prefer to read them as blog posts. Maybe that’s an opportunity for a CMS or blogging tool; one that recreates the experience of writing a thread, and will actually make one when syndicated to Mastodon, but will also publish it as a blog post at the same time.

(Ten minutes later…) Actually, it might be better for this to be something that the Mastodon client offers, since that’s where people are writing threads anyway. Maybe the way it could work is that you can link a blog that supports micropub, and whenever someone writes a thread, the client can offer a way to automatically publish it to your blog. Boom! You’re blogging without blogging.