Mastodon Move (Again)
I know I just moved mastodon servers three months ago, but
unfortunately tenforward.social just wasn't working out for me. I do like Star Trek, but my initial impression
had been that the community would be a little more general interest, and unfortunately the Local Timeline
ended up looking a bit more like a 90's era single-subject forum than I'd like. So, anyhow, I've moved
to hachyderm.io (specifically, to
is a tech-focused instance and where a lot of folks from
mastodon.technology ended up going.
Beyond that, the fact that it was a small instance …
Unfortunately, the Mastodon server I've been on for the last few years (mastodon.technology; since 2018) is shutting down next month.
Thankfully, the decentralized nature of Mastodon means that it's pretty easy to jump ship to another server, and there are even semi-automated migration tools.
Since Twitter seems to be about to dive back into being the hosting platform of choice for neo-nazis, I don't want there to be any gap in my Fediverse access; I've set up a new Mastodon account at @firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hopefully it'll be another great community, like mastodon.technology was.
I don't know if you're aware of this, but Twitter hasn't been a very good
company in the last few years. Between the aiding and abetting of white supremacists,
the continued hosting of our obnoxious orange tweeter-in-chief, and the ongoing
user-hostile platform changes, it's just not
as fun of a place as it was when I joined on November 14,
2007. So, uh, I'm not there any more.
No, I didn't delete my Twitter account. However, I have started trying to use a new
microblogging system in its stead: Mastodon. Mastodon is an
interesting idea: it's a federated social network …