To everyone joining right now:

Welcome to the fediverse. With your account on you get access to people from lots of other Mastodon servers (in fact, this message you're reading originates from!). You can follow people from these other servers and you can even move your account (incl. your followers) to another server. Beyond that server stuff the UI should be familiar enough, there's a lot of mobile apps.


@Gargron I personally use Tusky on Android. It does what I need, let's you use non-system emoji fonts and has an AMOLED dark mode!

@Gargron / Thank you so much for the warm welcome. We'll try not to cause too mymuch trouble, I promise. 🤞

@Gargron Can I use my Mastodon account on other fediverse social networks like Pixelfed?
I still don't know exactly what fediverse is

@o0oThiago0o0 @Gargron No - your account on can only be used with

However, you can follow anyone on Fedi from Masto, even Pixelfed accounts! Try doing that with Insta and Birdsite.

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