Is there a way to reply and also have it show up for my followers? Do I just boost my own toots or is that frowned upon?

@octesian there is a mechanism that mastodon uses where replys show up in the home feed if you follow everyone in the @ mentions.

I found it works a bit better if you boost other people's replies to you that you find insightful, giving other users the option to follow the other account and surface interesting ideas.

@octesian if your followers are following both parties, toots automatically show up in their tls. if not, self boosting is an option and afaik. ot frowned upon when used tactfully

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