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Fediverse

The Fediverse is a decentralized ensemble of social networking apps (more below).

I am extremely happy many of my friends are finally joining the Fediverse, therefore I am collecting here several info, so that they can easily retrieve it and feel at home in this new awesome platform.

Contribute to this page!

If you are already a proud and experienced fedinaut, feel free to open a pull request or to get in touch to suggest anything you feel is missing!

Getting started

Tutorials and general info

Need some clarifications on how this whole crazy thing works?
First of all, the good old Wikipedia never lest us down, let’s start from the definition it gives:

The fediverse […] is an ensemble of federated (i.e. interconnected) servers that are used for web publishing (i.e. social networking, microblogging, blogging, or websites) and file hosting, but which, while independently hosted, can communicate with each other. On different servers (instances), users can create so-called identities. These identities are able to communicate over the boundaries of the instances because the software running on the servers supports one or more communication protocols that follow an open standard.

Missing video +++

Data and nodes info

Need some data and some numbers to have a more direct grasp of what the Fediverse is, how big it is, and what and who it is made by?

Oddities and studies

Random

Some random links I need to select, sort and analyze

Pan

Pan is the Fediverse community I am the admin of. I am noting everything about it on the dedicated page.

Accounts worth following

Fedi.Directory is a great way to start exploring accounts from all over the Fediverse, nicely categorized and described. It contains all of the accounts suggested by @FediFollows@mastodon.online.

fediverse.info’s explore/people section is very insightful, too!

Tommi

My accounts on the Fediverse:

Instance admins

Instance admins are the administrators and often also the founders of a Fediverse node.

Following them is interesting and useful for several reasons, mainly because they often act as “bridges” among servers and communities, by reposting interesting stuff posted elsewhere. Furthermore, as admins they are the main s

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