How do I search on Mastodon for text in a toot that I saw this morning?

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@SethBrown Last time I checked, Mastodon does not search raw text, it only searches hashtags. It's a political thing.

The main reason, there are some aggressive people who claim it is for "safety" and harass anyone who suggest this feature. Same thing with trending hashtags. They even harassed the developer of Fedilab into quitting because he wouldn't hard code blocks for some US right wing sites.

@SethBrown The app I use (Subway Tooter) has references to three sites for searching the fediverse (2 in Japanese):

They probably only index small parts of the fediverse. I haven't really used them.

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