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Twitter alternative Mastodon gains maximum traction after Musk takes over

Twitter alternative Mastodon gains maximum traction after Musk takes over

Ass takes and massive changes begin, those who do not like its ideology are migrating to other platforms and Mastodon, the decentralized open source alternative to Twitter, is gaining momentum.

“Hey, we got 1,028,362 monthly active users online today. 1,124 new Mastodon servers and 489,003 new users since October 27th. That’s pretty cool,” Eugen Rochko, Mastodon’s founder and CEO, said in a post. the platform

According to him, the platform had 381,113 active users on October 28.

10 days later, Rochko announced that his network had hit more than 1 million active users — 1,124 new servers and 489,003 new users when Musk took over. .

According to ZDNet, Mastodon’s servers have been under strain ever since.

“This is due to long wait times for users to receive email confirmation and long delays in properly setting up these accounts,” the report said.

Mastodon’s tweets are called posts (previously called toots). If you share someone else’s post, you have contributed or promoted the blog. There are also hashtags and lists.

The Mastodon handle includes your full identity, along with the server name, for example @[email protected] mastodon.social.

“If you want a checkmark next to your name to prove you are who you say you are, you don’t have to pay anyone, instead you add a link to a website you control and it serves as verification. Oh, and you can edit your posts, again paying for the privilege needlessly,” the report says.

Meanwhile, has told advertisers that its daily user growth has been at an “all-time high” since Musk took over.

“Twitter is moving so fast. I hope you keep up,” Musk posted.

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(Only the headline and photo for this report have been updated by Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is generated automatically from a syndicated feed.)

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