Yes, you do. You do know what microblogging is - it is short bits of text thrown into the ether of the internet. Tweets.
By the way, within the Mastodon community a single post is called a 'toot' which is played for all the bad puns and humor it can be. Our domain, [pouet.ca](https://pouet.ca "our instance"), is actually a pun in French with some, er, mildly crude references to things which make noise when squeezed. Like clown noses.