Time to read up on exactly how Mastodon works. I can see there being a need for payment of server hosting given the scale of new users at the moment. I wonder if you can self host your own “bits” etc

@mattwilcox Docs on how to run your own:

Also there are various hosting companies that do the technical work for you. has been around for a while also maybe @Stuxhost has the same offerings (created by @stux admin).

@binarytango @mattwilcox @Stuxhost Thanks for the mention :blobcathearts: indeed! All is free open source and all can be easily self-hosted!

Another great example would be Yunohost for example:

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