@emma also, reply controls are an absolute yes. Something like booksite does where you can choose specific people who can or cannot see a post. Maybe save it as another option in the visibility list.
Live Journal had this in 1998 and Dreamwidth improved on it in 2008, so there's no reason except some dude on GitHub going "but that's not in the activity stream spec."
Une instance se voulant accueillante pour les personnes queers, féministes et anarchistes ainsi que pour leurs sympathisant·e·s. Nous sommes principalement francophones, mais vous êtes les bienvenu·e·s quelle que soit votre langue.
A welcoming instance for queer, feminist and anarchist people as well as their sympathizers. We are mainly French-speaking people, but you are welcome whatever your language might be.