Since Elon Musk formalized his Twitter takeover, Mastodon has gained nearly 500,000 new users, effectively doubling its user base, reports Amanda Silberling.
So, what is Mastodon and how do you get an account set up? In this article, Silberling explains the basics of this open source social media platform, such as creating an account, choosing a server, and finding and following people.
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