For new people wondering why Mastodon is on thousands of servers instead of one:

-It helps protect us all against Elon Musk scenarios. It's very difficult for anyone to buy a network made of thousands of independently owned servers. (It's the same reason why no one owns the world's email network, because there are so many independent providers out there.)

-If your server misbehaves (or sells out to a malevolent billionaire), you can move your account to a different server, or even to a brand new server. Decentralisation means you're never trapped on a site you hate.

-Mastodon is an open platform where anyone can start their own server, and they don't need tech knowledge if they use a service like or

...and there are lots more good reasons too, to do with servers using alternative Fediverse software etc, but I'll save that for a future post 😁

#MastoTips #Mastodon #FediTips #Fediverse


@feditips and for all the German speaking People there is @markus from to help you setup your own Instance of , , , , and more. 😉

@Iampatelrp The focus is on the German market. But I also have customers in Italy, the Netherlands etc. The English version is in preparation but will take a while. @kranzkrone @feditips

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QuasselKopf - Person die viel redet.

Mastodon ist ein soziales Netzwerk. Es basiert auf offenen Web-Protokollen und freier, quelloffener Software. Es ist dezentral, so wie die E-Mail. dient zum Micro-Bloggen und bis auf weiteres nur für dessen Betreiber. Eventuell auch in Zukunft für ausgewählte Kontakte. Einladungen werden nicht auf Anfrage erteilt!