I really wish the Mastadon README had some more discussion about what exact problem the system is designed to solve. Closest I can find is "A decentralized solution to commercial platforms, it avoids the risks of a single company monopolizing your communication."
Which is great and all, but... what does that mean exactly?
Especially since trust is not a static property that an org/server has; it evolves over time. Who I trust today is not likely to be the same as who I trust in 5 or 10 years. And if my social network/identity is impossible to move, then what has all this hard work gained me, at the end of the day?
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!