Side-effect of a popular account on posting a link to your blog post: your web server “visits” spike as hundreds of Mastodon and Pleroma servers retrieve the link metadata, all within a minute. Yes, distributed doesn’t mean efficient…


I guess that we can consider to be a mainstream solution once users can bring down smaller web servers merely by posting a link to them and without anybody clicking it. Currently there are slightly more than a thousand servers, a 10x increase should do?

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