Flipboard becomes first app to support Bluesky, Mastodon and Pixelfed all in one place

Social magazine app Flipboard is continuing its investment in the federated social web with today’s news that it’s integrating with decentralized social networks Bluesky and Pixelfed. The

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

Bluesky’s best shot at success is to embrace shitposting

I have joined so many social media websites since October 27, 2022, the fateful day in which Elon Musk tanked his net worth and volunteered for the worst job in the world. There’s Mastodon, T2,

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

Woolly introduces a Twitter and TweetDeck-inspired Mastodon app

The slow but steady Twitter exodus has brought a new abundance of third-party Mastodon apps like Ivory, Mammoth and Ice Cubes that connect users to the increasingly popular open source and decentraliz

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,, to its members, the company announced today. Last month, Medium first teased its plans around the Fediverse — the g

Mozilla leads Mastodon app Mammoth’s pre-seed funding

Mammoth, a recently launched Mastodon app that’s trying to make it easier on users who want to join the decentralized social web, has a notable financial backer. The company confirmed that its l

Flipboard joins the Fediverse with a Mastodon integration and community, plans for ActivityPub

Magazine app Flipboard is joining the Fediverse — the group of interconnected servers powering a range of open source, decentralized applications, including the newly popular Twitter alternative

Mammoth is a free Mastodon app for iOS that makes it easier to get started

A new Mastodon app called Mammoth has already gained 10,000 downloads in the first few days of its availability on the App Store. The app was built by a team that includes the developer of the Aviary

Is the ‘exodus’ over? Here’s how Twitter alternatives have fared since Elon Musk’s acquisition

Was there a Twitter exodus or just a Twitter pause? Did it even matter? New data takes a look at how a range of “Twitter alternatives” have fared in the months following Elon Musk’s

The best Twitter alternatives worth checking out

We’ll be straight with you. There’s no 1:1 Twitter replacement — not yet, and possibly not ever. Still, there are plenty of social apps that might be worth substituting into your obs

Tapbots launches a new Mastodon client, Ivory, after Twitter kills its Tweetbot app

Tapbots, the makers of popular third-party Twitter app Tweetbot that was recently killed by Twitter’s API changes, is releasing its next new product. Hoping to fill the void that Tweetbot leaves

Medium embraces Twitter alternative Mastodon with launch of its own community

Online publishing platform Medium, originally created by Twitter co-founder Evan Williams, announced today that it’s embracing the open source Mastodon platform by creating its own instance to s

How Mastodon is scaling amid the Twitter exodus

Twitter is in crisis these days. Under new owner Elon Musk, the service has lost more than half its staff through layoffs and quitting, made erratic moves in its product and platform strategies and is

Mastodon creator Eugen Rochko talks funding and how to build the anti-Twitter

Mastodon’s success has somewhat taken its creator Eugen Rochko by surprise, but he's steadfast on maintaining its nonprofit nature.

Twitter suspends Mastodon’s account and bans links to Mastodon servers

A day after Twitter crafted a new policy to explain its decision to ban an account that tracks Elon Musk’s private jet, the fallout continues. Twitter apparently suspended its open source compet

Third-party Twitter app makers turn their attention to Mastodon

Open source Twitter alternative Mastodon has gained a bit of attention in the wake of Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisition. Now, it’s gaining interest from third-party Twitter app developers, a

New tool ‘Movetodon’ makes it easier to find your Twitter friends on Mastodon

Open source Twitter alternative Mastodon has seen sizable growth following Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisition, topping a new milestone of 1 million monthly active users in just over a week after th
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