Mastodon Links

Tutorials, Apps, Web Clients, Tools, Services, and News

You may have heard about Mastodon from some of your friends. What is it exactly? Here are some good links for those wanting to find out more, tutorials for those just starting out on the fediverse, and links to useful apps and tools.

Mastodon Official Page

NOTE: The 'Fediverse' is alls the services that can talk to others using the ActivityPub protocol (Mastodon, Friendica, Misskey, Pleorama, GNUSocial, etc)

Tutorials & How Tos

2019/03/05 You Should Not Ignore the Mastodon Social Network Any More 2019/01/04 An Increasingly Less-Brief Guide to Mastodon 2018/09/05 What is Mastodon and why should I use it?

2018/04/29 Mastodon Post Privacy – Who can see your posts 2018/04/08 How does Mastodon work? 2017/10/23 What is Mastodon and why is it better than Twitter 2017/08/28 The Importance of Choosing the Correct Mastodon Instance 2017/06/11 Toot How-To : Intro to Mastodon 2017/04/09 A complete Sloth’s Guide to Mastodon Cage the Mastodon – Overview of abuse and harassment tools

Fediverse Party – Fediverse overview Mastodon – Wikipedia page


Fedilab – Android Tootle – Linux Tusky – Android Whalebird Desktop – Windows, Mac, Linux List of Mastodon Apps

Web Clients

Brutaldon Halycon Pinafore

Services, Tools and Etc

Trunk – Find people to follow with an opt-in directory of people on Mastodon organized by topic Forget – Auto delete old Mastodon posts Fediverse Network – Fediverse statistics

News & Blog Posts

2019/03/13 How To Get Started on Mastodon and Leave Twitter Behind 2018/11/10 Why Mastodon is defying the “critical mass” 2018/08/22 Tired of Nazis in Your Twitter Mentions? Try Mastodon. 2018/08/22 A Beginner's Guide to Mastodon 2018/08/19 Tired of Twitter? Join Me on Mastodon 2017/04/07 A beginner’s guide to Mastodon, the hot new open-source Twitter clone 2017/04/05 Mastodon Is Like Twitter Without Nazis, So Why Are We Not Using It?

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