Why Mastodon is defying the “critical mass”
It’s a mistake to judge the fediverse as though it’s a Valley startup
So let’s ease up on constantly counting Mastodon’s user base. Let’s ease up on comparing it to Twitter. Let’s stop treating it as though it’s a Highlander-style situation where “there can be only one”. And let’s start enjoying the fediverse for what it is — something different.
Mercure: server-sent live updates, protocol and reference implementation
It’s not about the device.