Mastodon is a decentralized social network platform that many are turning towards as an alternative to Twitter. Its user base has risen from 300,000. monthly active users to 2.5 Million between October and November. Mastodon CEO and Lead Developer. said Eugene Roshko in a new blog post. Twitter has been officially taken over by Elon Musk Late OctoberThis means that Mastodon’s huge jump in users almost immediately followed Musk’s ownership.
Roshko also addressed Twitter’s recently reversed ban on Twitter in her post Share links with MastodonAnd the many journalistsThe joinmastodon accountIt is yet The ongoing ban on ElonJet. “This is a stark reminder that centralized platforms can place arbitrary and unfair limits on what you can and cannot say while holding the social graph hostage,” Roshko said. “At Mastodon, we believe that there should be no intermediary between you and your audience and that journalists and government organizations in particular should not rely on a private platform to reach the audience.”
Roshko is optimistic about Mastodon’s future, however. “Recognizing that press freedom is absolutely essential to a functional democracy, we are excited to see Mastodon grow and become a household name in newsrooms around the world, and we are committed to continuing to improve our programming to meet the new challenges that come with rapid growth and increased demand.”
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