a poor test to see how federation works: I've just posted a toot with a clickbait URL and then watched the access log (for only a couple of minutes)
this is the result: mainly mastodon bots
@paolomonella no, those are just for generating URL previews. it's the standard behaviour of mastodon software
Hometown is adapted from Mastodon, a decentralized social network with no ads, no corporate surveillance, and ethical design.