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Moderation Update

A few weeks ago, we decided it was time to make some changes to the Fosstodon team and how we manage things around here. We have a really strong team of moderators and also Mike and Kev carry out some...

Fosstodon, Kev & 'Snowflakes'

This post has been written by one of Fosstodon's admins, Kev.

A few days ago, I wrote the following Toot:

This post caused a lot of upset across the Fediverse it seems, so I wanted to set the...

Donations - Round 2

With a combination of sticker sales and regular donations via PayPal and Patreon, we have been able to make our second donation to open source projects way sooner than we first thought.

The firs...

Longevity and Fosstodon

Mastodon is great, but one of the issues with a federated social network such as this, is that users need to be sure their instance isn't going to disappear overnight. This has happened on a number of...

We Just Made Our First Donation!

Because of all the amazing support we get from our Patrons over on Patreon, today we have been able to make our first donation to an open source project.

A couple weeks ago we published a shortlis...

Five Things to do After You Join Fosstodon

So you have decided to join Fosstodon, but what now? Your timelines are looking a little bare...hang on, rewind...what is a timeline? What is Mastodon? What is Fosstodon? Are they different?

Thes...

New Patron's KeyBase Team

In case you didn't know, we use KeyBase Teams here as Fosstodon as our main way to communicate among the team.

We use KeyBase Teams as a way of discussing things like the direction we want the F...

Why Fosstodon is English Only

We recently posted a reminder on our official Fosstodon account that Toots on Fosstodon should be in English. We knew that this post would frustrate many of you, and we sincerely apologise. We thoug...

Welcome

Welcome to the new Fosstodon Hub!

Now, you may be thinking to yourself "why on earth does a social network need a blog?" Well, we wanted a place where we could make announcements and talk to you g...