As one of the main Mastodon developers, I can't promise you that Mastodon will be a complete and exact Twitter replacement for you, but it may fit your use-cases, at least it does for me.

Just keep in mind that it is not exactly the same thing, some core design decisions are different (there isn't an unique centrally-governed website, but many interconnected servers operated by different individuals and organizations) and thus the tradeoffs can be different as well.

While I personally don't think Mastodon should aim at being an exact replacement to Twitter, I do hope Mastodon can be useful to more people wanting an alternative to Twitter! And I know there are lots of room for improvement, on things we do know, and on things we don't.

Also keep in mind that Mastodon is developed by only two core developers payed through a non-profit funded through sponsorship, grants and donations, so please be patient!

"You Really Need to Quit Twitter" by Caitlin Flanagan

Let's hope this becomes a trend. I still don't get why so much of the intelligentsia (journalists, academics, artists, etc.) think it's a good idea to bathe your brain in social media all day.

Thinking of x-posting my instagram feed somewhere else. Preferably a self-hosted platform with low resources usage.

Terraform is great for declarative resources management :ablobcatheart:

Ooooh! DisplayPort 2.0 allows for daisy chaining up to three 4k displays at 90Hz... 😋

I wish more monitors would support that!

@akhy For private messenger-communication: Signal.

For mass-communication esp. in Marketing:

Just wondering, can we migrate account to another instance seamlessly?

Still using Telegram. Not sure if I need to move to Signal.

@angristan I’ve seen a couple of these “I want to build a Twitter alternative” people pop up in the last few days and what unites them is that they’re not interested in hearing the problem’s already been solved

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