I've had about 100 icons on my desktop for the longest time. Tonight I removed them (sorted them and put them in ~). It feels so clean. I like it.
In a decentralised social media it makes sense to host yourself. That's what we decided to do. This instance is run by two nerds, mostly for the why not of it. Feel free to join, and we'll hit you up with an "Hi, who are you?".