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Allow moderation through API #8580
Moderators of Mastodon instances can currently take several actions through the web UI that they cannot accomplish through the public API:
This issue exists to suggest an API be created that would allow moderators to take every action that they can currently take through the web UI. This would enable third-party tools to be built to help with the moderation process, which would magnify the effectives of moderators. This, in turn, would help strengthen one of Mastodon's key selling points: that it provides a better-moderated environment than other social networks.
Potential use-cases for a moderation API include:
I believe that Mastodon user @firstname.lastname@example.org is working on a related API, but I don't know the status of that work or whether it would close this issue.