Peter O’Shaughnessy

Why Mastodon is defying the “critical mass”

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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.