An administrative announcement.
Q: How big is Mastodon?
A: There are several updating counters. See https://instances.mastodon.xyz for a total current instance and user count, relative to mastodon.xyz.
Several instances run /local/ usercount bots which show historic growth (over the reporting period). A fairly comprehensive one appears to be https://social.lou.lt/@mastodonusercount
As of 9 Apr 2016: There are currently 371 instances being tracked, with a total of 130547 users.
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