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Don't Tweet, Toot: Understanding Mastodon and the Federated Social Network

Don't Tweet, Toot: Understanding Mastodon and the Federated Social Network

Links

General overviews of Mastodon

Mastodon instances

A few instances of interest:

Mobile apps for Mastodon

  • iOS: Amaroq (I use this and it's great!)
  • Android: Tusky

Mastodon API

Mastodon has an API, which looks sorta like the Twitter API. (This is in addition to Mastodon's support for OStatus.)

Similar networks

Other federated/distributed/peer-to-peer social networking systems:

etc.

Relevant protocols

Running your own Mastodon instance

Mastodon is a Ruby on Rails application and you can run it on your own server!

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