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Fediverse saves you from pickup artists, and 7 more reasons you should make a Fediverse account

The Internet is huge, with millions of websites. But Internet users concentrate on large well-known platforms. We are all familiar with the names of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Weibo, Vkontakte, Google, YouTube, Tinder. These services may be useful, but they are not the only ones.


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Announcing the first episode of a new podcast about Fediverse! The show will feature conversations with fediverse makers and community members
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Mastodon 2.5.0

Federation relays, public profiles and toots redesign, new interaction dialog for remote toots, public profile endorsements, and other additions
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Feneas organization

Will it be useful to have official Fediverse entities to provide financial, media and other support? Feneas is the first initiative
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Federation Myths

Do federated networks provide more privacy by default? Is federation more important than encryption? Some myths debunked in this article
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postActiv 1.0.5. release

This stability and security update lays foundation for supporting more protocols in postActiv. Adding diaspora protocol is one of the goals
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Socialhome 0.9.0 release

This release brings support for limited content, notifications on mentions, tag search, new local content stream and user data export
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Hubzilla HowTo

Disroot community created a comprehensive HowTo about Hubzilla. Check it out to know more about Hubzilla features (news by
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diaspora* release

This version improves poll federation, diaspora emails, languages support, and refines account migration, that'll be added in the next major release
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Mastodon 2.4.2

This release adds autofollow option to invites, preferred languages choice, default language instead of auto-detect, UI improvements and minor fixes
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History of the Fediverse

Bob Mottram, Freedombone maintainer, shares A People's History of the Fediverse, covering federation advantages, Fediverse milestones and much more
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Hubzilla moves to GitLab

Hubzilla project moved source code to Framasoft's GitLab instance. GitHub repos are archived. Remember to point your installation to new repository
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Toot toot

Tootle is a new Linux GTK3 client for elementary OS and Mastodon. Confirmed to also work with Pleroma. Already available in elementary OS AppCenter
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Fedicrypt - what would it take?

Hypolite Petovan, Friendica developer, wrote a summary of making private data in Fediverse macroblogging networks truely private. Join the discussion
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New brutal Mastodon client

Brutaldon is a brutalist web interface for Mastodon. It is compatible with almost any web browser, including text-mode browsers like lynx, w3m or eww
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Friendica 2018.05 release

This release includes bug fixes and enhancements, like hashtag autocomplete, automatic installations, terms of service module and translation updates
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Federated image sharing Pixelfed

Pixelfed reached beta stage. It supports ActivityPub and will federate with other networks. Follow @pixelfed on for latest news
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Mastodon 2.4.0 finally out

As always, new release has many additions and improvements. In terms of better privacy, you can now hide following / followers lists, if you wish.
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Misskey part of Fediverse

Welcome Misskey - ActivityPub platform. Polls, recommended users, server info, dark mode, emoji reactions! (news by
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Hubzilla 3.4 release

This release is focused on usability improvements. It introduces a new permission role and autosave functionality, along with other changes.
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Fediverse statistics

Have a look at '' - new stats. Glue them together with '' and you'll get a good picture of Fediverse.
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+ 1 Rust project

Here comes Rustodon - Mastodon-compatible, ActivityPub speaking server in Rust. Currently under development. Go check it out, join and contribute.