my face when someone calls the new people "mastodon newcomers" instead of "fediverse newcomers" and normalises the idea that mastodon is the one and only federated social network to exist


Hey I'm new here and I keep seeing people say fediverse, could you explain what it means please?

@alice @lynnesbian if you ever do that again, I will tell your mother

@alice mastodon is part of the fediverse, and so are pleroma, peertube, gnu social, etc. the fediverse is a concept rather than an actual thing. a post from your instance,, "federates" to other mastodon instances, pleroma instances, et cetera. all of these instances make up the fediverse. πŸ’œ

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Lesbiab Space

A Mastodon instance by and for lesbians πŸ’œ

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