Over the past several months I have been chipping away at a #mastodon client for iOS called Mercury.
I am excited that it is now available for beta testing! There's a sign up link at https://onmercury.app with only a handful of spots available to begin with and I will add more testers as time goes on.
This being the first beta, there are still some bugs to be squished and some UI to be polished. Issues and feature requests can be reported here: https://github.com/dNitza/mercury-issues
Recently, the handling of online defamation has become a hot topic on many mass media as well as social media channels. News Article for Reference: https://www.jiji.com/sp/article?k=2020052500387 In response to these reports, it is expected that lawsuits and disclosure requests will become more publicly known; and government agencies will order stricter enforcement in addition to tightening regulations. However, under the current state of Japan, we will not be able to handle the increase of such administrative burdens and will have trouble dealing with it appropriately. Thus, we have decided to stop providing our service on mstdn.jp and mastodon.cloud starting June 30, 2020. We are very sorry for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding on the matter.