I wonder if the people joining Mastodon from India also have an appetite for ditching more of the capitalist internet, because there are replacements for many more things than just twitter.
For example, no need to use google maps when you can add detail of even things like footpaths in your town to OpenStreetMap :
The Switching Software website contains an ever-growing list of ethical alternatives for many things:
@gemlog I am in the walled Apple garden eating the sinful fruit daily. No way to break free 😀
@gemlog thank you. I know. I do a lot of server administration on Linux but some apps I rely on for my work is only available within the walled garden. So not much of a choice and now after investing so much money on this stuff. It would be a tad hard to move. I will keep the list and keep moving the needle.
@aab1dh I understand completely. It's always both sad and frustrating when I run across someone for whom it's already to late :-(
Still, as I say, they are all internet apps, so you should be able to use them - same as you use masto vs twitter now.
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!