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People still keep asking me how federation works. So I made two images to show the difference.

Image 1:
That's how Facebook and Twitter work.
Most things really.
Pretty self-explanatory.

Image 2:
That's Mastodon.
People connect to servers and the servers share data with each other.

E-mail also works like this. It's why you can send mails from Gmail to Hotmail

If you're not writing tests, then you're doing computer science.

Mastodon: You can have the letter πŸ” in your bio.

Mastodon +1 Twitter 0

Foks, lets stop with the βœ… mark in your usename. This isn't twitter, there are no verified accounts. Its pointless and destructive to try and recreate twitters two-tier social class in one where everyone is equal. Why do you want that?

Mastodon works quite well on , fast and lightweight

You're not an activist if you think choosing Lyft over Uber is activism. Its consumption and advertising.

Generalistic and moderated instance.
Everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!