#Mastodon update: Admins can now easily close registrations with a custom message. In other news, I have closed registrations to mastodon.social for now ensure a quality of service for all existing ones, and to promote other federated nodes.
@Gargron Is there an easy way to find other federated nodes?
@eqdw List of other Mastodon implementations are here:
List of other fediverse / gnusocial nodes are here:
Also, heads up, a lot of people are switching to maly.io as their identity provider, because of potential discontent with mastodon.social's blocking of other instances it deems bad.
@johnhenry why maly.io. Who/what is that? And also, signups have apparently been cancelled, already.
@eqdw You can implement the "Mastodon" UI on top of any domain you want (see instances.mastodon.xyz), so it'd be best to build your graph on something like maly.io to prevent being cut off from other networks later. I believe @puellavulnerata / @0xdeadbabe are working on an instance, so I'll probably join theirs or another ingroup members' whenever it's ready.
Definitely a huge drag on the process :(
@johnhenry I'm considering popping up my own instance tbh, but it would just be a repeat of slack so what's the point?
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!