You may have seen the odd tweet or news article or two about changes at Twitter, about the predicted demise of ‘the bird site’, and the migration to the new ‘fediverse’ of Mastodon.
I’m not going to say what’s already been said, but I’ll collate a few important or interesting links here.
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- Everything I know about Mastodon [Danielle Navarro]
- What on Earth Is the Fediverse? [Keirnan Christ]
- The Fediverse Could Be Awesome (If We Don’t Screw It Up) [Cindy Cohen and Rory Mir]
- A Brief Mastodon Guide for Social Media Worriers [Per Axbom]
- Twitter consequences; not just for little people [Maria Farrell]
- ‘Could this be Twitter without the toxic slurry?’ My week on Mastodon [Zoe WIlliams]
- The end of social media? [Alastair Creelman]
- The Age of Social Media Is Ending [Ian Bogost]
- Is Mastodon Private and Secure? Let’s Take a Look [Bill Budington]
- Mastodon Reflections [Stephen Downes]
- Get verified on Mastodon with your website [Seth Kenlon]
- 3 tools to help you find people you follow on Twitter on Mastodon [Clint Lalonde]
- Some Notes on Mastodon after Two Weeks [Jim Groom]
- What the world would lose with the demise of Twitter: Valuable eyewitness accounts and raw data on human behavior, as well as a habitat for trolls [Anjana Susarla]
- Why Everything in Tech Seems to Be Collapsing at Once [Derek Thompson]
- Twitter’s potential collapse could wipe out vast records of recent human history [Chris Stokel-Walker]
- Mastodon Isn’t Just A Replacement For Twitter [Nathan Schneider and Amy Hasinoff]