If you are new to Mastodon, you might wanna read this article I wrote recently, that illustrates the principles of Mastodon: https://medium.com/tootsuite/twitter-is-not-a-public-utility-2bc49567152b
And share it around outside of Mastodon for other people to see 😋
@Gargron just curious, have you discussed the possibility of moving the official Mastodon blog away from a service which is not a public utility either and requires Facebook/Google accounts to sign in? It's an honest question from someone understanding the complexities involved.
Follow friends and discover new ones. Publish anything you want: links, pictures, text, video. This server is run by the main developers of the Mastodon project. Everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!