The world’s largest free, open-source, decentralized microblogging network
The knowledge that your data is not being monetized. No ads. Wholesome friendly community. Great Android and Linux apps.Cons:
My friends aren't there (but I made new ones on Mastodon!) . Userbase leans heavily towards developers & open-source enthusiasts
I've been using Mastodon for well over a month and it is the most wholesome social media experience I've had in recent memory. Twitter, Tumblr, and Reddit have become crowded spaces full of memes, flamewars, and spam content. Mastodon feels much more personal. If I ever feel like my instance is getting too crowded, I can always migrate to another one and stay within the network.
Importantly, it is the only social media platform I've used where users can have a constructive debate about the design of the platform and contribute on GitHub.Aadil Ayub has used this product for one month.
The idea that you can have niche communities and still interact with people in general! Speaking of the community, it's so positive!Cons:
At the moment, it still takes a lot of knowledge to run your own, however I believe in the future it will be as prevalent as email.
Find your home using joinmastodon.org or https://instances.social/Christopher Sikk has used this product for one year.