As one of the main Mastodon developers, I can't promise you that Mastodon will be a complete and exact Twitter replacement for you, but it may fit your use-cases, at least it does for me.
Just keep in mind that it is not exactly the same thing, some core design decisions are different (there isn't an unique centrally-governed website, but many interconnected servers operated by different individuals and organizations) and thus the tradeoffs can be different as well.
While I personally don't think Mastodon should aim at being an exact replacement to Twitter, I do hope Mastodon can be useful to more people wanting an alternative to Twitter! And I know there are lots of room for improvement, on things we do know, and on things we don't.
Also keep in mind that Mastodon is developed by only two core developers payed through a non-profit funded through sponsorship, grants and donations, so please be patient!
Now would be the prime time for any Mastodon admins with servers capable of accepting new users and scaling up to submit them to joinmastodon.org
More info: https://joinmastodon.org/covenant Shoot me an e-mail at email@example.com
Do I know anyone in the #sexwork industry? Specifically digital content (more specifically foot-related)? I have a product idea I'm workshopping and I need some questions answered as part of my market research.
@mperham Has anyone talked to you about a "safe failure" list? AKA, "if a job is in this list it failed, but that's actually fine"