Mastodon, what's the etiquette when linking to public statuses or replies, in a blog post? Do I have to ask permission from the original posters?

(If this seems like a ridiculous question, I confess that I've never done anything like this before.)

Not if you embed the tweets/toots. That way, they still have control over their content, and in twitter's case, you are remaining within the terms they accepted when signing up. however if we are talking about a small community and the posts are significant to your piece then maybe a courtesy note to ask them, or "let me know if it's not ok". Blue tick people are fair game though

@simon Oh, I see. What if I can't embed the toots? I'm writing on WriteFreely, which only allows Markdown.

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