@piper I've usually ended up finding people because they got retooted by folks I already follow. It builds slowly, but I think that's kind of nice.
Meanwhile, you can always check the local and federated timelines if your timeline is a little quiet. (The federated timeline is usually pretty noisy.) 😁
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