Henrique Dias β€’ 22 Nov 2022

Yesterday, I boosted (announced) a post on ActivityPub. It was automatically sent to the instance of the original post, as well as the instance of my remaining followers. Requests were successful. However, the boost only shows up in the instance of the original post. I have absolutely no clue why. W…

Finally understood the problem. For Mastodon (and possibly Pleroma), a post ID is not always its URL. At least, not the URL the user usually sees. What I do now is: (1) fetch the URL from the post that I want to reply, boost or like; (2) then use that URL in the object field in the Activity I send to my followers. Seems to work successfully now.

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