Cannot remote follow users


I’m a registered user on and every time I try to follow a user from their own page on, I get this error message:
“Unfortunately, there was an error looking up the remote account”

If I search for the user from the instance and click the “follow” button, I get a 404 error.

I have successfully remote followed users on other instances, including I think there might be a misconfiguration with the server that is preventing remote follows.

I’m not a programmer myself, but there are discussions around this issue on github:


Fine following from other instances. Looks like it could be Displaced.


It’s just strange that I’m able to remote follow every other instance except for
It would imply the problem likes here. Have you received any other complaints? So many good sites on here to follow!