Here's an article about Mastodon I wrote back in April when there was likewise an influx of new people: Welcome to Mastodon, What's Different and Why's It's Better https://hackernoon.com/welcome-to-mastodon-111d9227e56a
@sandro what's the expected granularity? will indieweb individualists each run their own server, or will there by a few hundred huge ones, or both? does this affect the protocol and ui design?
Invite-only Mastodon 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!