Elon Musk buys Twitter, people move to Mastodon.
The title says a lot. The world’s richest man, Elon Musk, bought the social networking website Twitter at the end of October 2022 (BBC News). As a result of that purchase, a lot of users were unhappy and fled. The alternative? Mastodon. It’s not run by one single user, but anyone can install the software […]
mastodon.scot — a social network for Scotland 🏴
If you’re looking for an alternative to Twitter, you don’t need to look further than Mastodon. But, if you live or come from Scotland, then you might want to join your fellow country-folk on a social network for Scotland. mastodon.scot is a bilingual online community, inviting Scottish folk to sign up and chat with the […]
Forget GoodReads, what are you readng?
Before you comment telling me I fucked up in the title of this post; I didn’t. That’s because this post is about the website readng. It’s an alternative to Amazon-owned GoodReads for those that aren’t good at spellng. Aziz Firat, an ex-colleague of mine from my days at Opera Software and current Lead Designer at […]
toot.wales — a social network for Wales 🏴
If you’re looking for an alternative to Twitter, you don’t need to look further than Mastodon. But, if you live or come from Wales, then you might want to join your fellow country-folk on a social network for Wales. toot.wales (or Tŵt Cymru) is a bilingual online community, inviting Welsh folk to sign up and […]
Previously, on this blog, I have mentioned Mastodon – the free and open source social network that is akin to Twitter. The more keen-eyed reader might have also noticed that my username on Mastodon was @email@example.com If you have never heard of Mastodon before and wonder how it’s different from Twitter or Facebook, then you […]