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.)
If its public I guess not, doesn't make sence
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. https://www.howtogeek.com/310158/are-other-people-allowed-to-use-my-tweets/ 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.