Hey people new to Mastodon!
Did you know that Mastodon is part of a wider network called the Fediverse?
These (and more) are on the Fediverse too:
PixelFed - an Instagram alternative (https://pixelfed.org)
PeerTube - a YouTube alternative (https://joinpeertube.org)
WriteFreely - a blogging platform like Medium (https://writefreely.org)
Lemmy - a Reddit alternative (https://join.lemmy.ml)
You can follow Fediverse accounts from Mastodon, because Fediverse platforms talk to each other.
@feditips Funkwhale/open audio is there too - a Soundcloud alternative
Friendica is there, too - a Facebook alternative
@feditips Lemmy has a hardcoded word filter that causes issues with other languages and even some words in English. It's not something I'd recommend.
@feditips There are also, for example:
Or have a look here: https://fediverse.party/en/miscellaneous
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