Picking a title for the App Store page is not easy. Just "Mastodon" is taken by someone - I can't find who or what. So needs more words. "for iOS" is redundant and not permitted. "Decentralized" is so long it doesn't leave any characters for the noun. Besides, I don't want any technical jargon. Any words that a random internet user won't immediately recognize. Twitch has it so easy with its "Twitch: Live Game Streaming". Short and clear.
@tost Yes, but sadly it's still kind of technical jargon. I bet most Twitter users won't recognize the word even though that's all they do...
@Gargron I'm really hoping this app gets you one of those "featured" pages on the App store where Apple interviews you because that would be fucking epic
@grishka If I had a registered trademark I'd be able to submit a claim and get the simple name. Trademark registration in the US has been quoted at approx. $2k USD to me.
@Gargron Is Mastodon Social Network too long? Mastodon Microblog, or Mastodon Network?
It's the kind of thing that would have made sense before I was familiar with it.
Thinking about the non-technical users that this app is specifically aimed at, I would go for:
Mastodon Social Network
1. Official Mastodon
2. Jastodon (Jean Mastodon)
(Not all of these are serious suggestions.)
Mastodon Social Network.
Mastodon: Connect, Communicate.
Mastodon: Find your community.
Mastodon: Connections that Matter.
Mastodon for Mobile
Mastodon: The Toot-maker
Mastodon: Toot! Toot! Toot!
Mastodon: Toots to Delight and Thrill
Mastodon: Toot Your Heart Out
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