Welcome to Mastodon
Is Mastodon more than just a substitute for Twitter? Paul Hearns takes a look
Since rumours began about Musk’s take-over, and since its subsequent completion, people have been talking about alternatives to Twitter. Perhaps the most talked about alternative is a platform called Mastodon.
Mastodon was developed by Eugen Rotchko, around a protocol called ActivityPub.
However, Mastodon’s adherents and providers are quick to point out that it is not Twitter 2.0 — it is a very different animal.
Mastodon is an open-source social network platform made up of self-hosted ...