How to run a small social network site for your friends – Darius Kazemi

It’s easier than ever to create a small community for your friends, family, or organization that stays as private or public as you want.

Get off of Twitter – Nolan Lawson

Write blog posts. Use RSS. Use micro.blog. Use Mastodon. Use Pleroma. Use whatever you want, as…

How to feature hashtags on your Mastodon profile

Mastodon’s new featured hashtags option is a great way to highlight your favorite topics.

Reasons to quit Twitter and Facebook and switch to Mastodon

These companies poison us and our communities for profit. It’s time to go elsewhere.

There is a good variety of alternatives to Instagram

It isn’t easy to move a social circle to a new platform. But as there seems to be no end to the problems, scandals, lax policies, and downright malicious intent of the current dominant social platforms, I think it’s time to start looking for more ethical and healthier alternatives.

Why does decentralization matter? – Official Mastodon Blog

This is a good, real-world explainer of a core philosophy behind Mastodon and the greater fediverse of connected, interoperable services, like PixelFed. I’m a big fan of this grown platform of content and social platforms, especially their underlying design and mission.

Mastodon iOS apps are getting good

Any new platform needs good apps. Thankfully, Mastodon’s have started to mature.