Flipboard stops tweeting, launches new podcast about decentralized social apps

Social magazine app Flipboard had already committed to joining the “fediverse” — the decentralized social web, which includes apps like Mastodon. Now, it’s doubling down on tho

What is Bluesky? Everything to know about the app trying to replace Twitter

Is the grass greener on the other side? We’re not sure, but the sky is most certainly bluer. It’s been more than a year since Elon Musk purchased Twitter, now X, leading people to set up shop on a

Why Mozilla is betting on a decentralized social networking future

Consumers are hungry for a new way of social networking, where trust and safety are paramount and power isn’t centralized with a Big Tech CEO in charge… or at least that’s what Mozil

WordPress.com blogs can now be followed on Mastodon and other federated platforms

Earlier this year, WordPress.com owner Automattic acquired a plug-in that allowed WordPress blogs to be followed in the fediverse — the decentralized social networks that include the Twitter riv

WordPress blogs can now be followed in the fediverse, including Mastodon

In March, WordPress.com owner Automattic made a commitment to the fediverse — the decentralized social networks that include the Twitter rival Mastodon and others — with the acquisition of

With Postmarks, social bookmarking is back — but this time it’s built on the fediverse

The successor to Web 2.0 bookmarking site del.icio.us is here, but this time, it’s built for the open web and the fediverse — the decentralized collection of social networks that includes

Meta adds ability to verify your Threads profile on Mastodon

Meta on Wednesday took a small step toward supporting the fediverse by adding the ability to verify your Threads profile on Mastodon. The company announced that it is adding support for “rel=me&

Twitter rival Mammoth adds a personalized For You feed to make its Mastodon client feel familiar

While Instagram Threads is making headlines for adding a chronological Following feed to its Twitter-like app, another popular Mastodon client is doing the opposite — it’s adding a new alg

Mastodon now has a simpler sign-up process

Decentralized social network Mastodon announced that it is making it easier to create an account on the fediverse — or at least its own server. Now, when you try to sign up on Mastodon, it will give

Flipboard brings editorial curation to Mastodon with ‘desks’ for news and discovery

Magazine app Flipboard is furthering its investment in the Fediverse — the distributed social media ecosystem that includes apps like Mastodon and others — with its newly announced plan t

Flipboard expands Mastodon support to its Android application

Magazine app Flipboard is integrating Mastodon in its Android application, as the company broadens its commitment to the federated social web. Flipboard CEO Mike McCue will also demonstrate the app&#8

WordPress.com owner Automattic acquires an ActivityPub plug-in so blogs can join the Fediverse

WordPress.com sites now have an easier way to integrate with the Fediverse, including Mastodon. Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, Tumblr and other web publishing tools, is the new owner of

Meta is working on a decentralized social app

If there is a social media phenomenon getting some kind of popularity, Meta will try to jump in. We have seen the company copy different kinds of formats ranging from Stories to short videos after see

Medium launches a ‘premium’ Mastodon instance as a membership perk

Publishing platform Medium is opening up its debut Mastodon instance, me.dm, to its members, the company announced today. Last month, Medium first teased its plans around the Fediverse — the g