you know, it doesn't matter if we use or or or etc. (are there more we can connect with?). the important thing is that we can communicate with each other. therefore we should rejoice over every additional server that springs into life, no matter what software it runs. whenever the media hypes something that is part of the , it's good for all of us. but maybe we need a new name for the whole thing? I feel like "fediverse" doesn't cut it.

Is there an overview of what communicates with what, though? I probably get more confused than I need to be. Like: is #Diaspora still its own country?

@mjray probably not, that is one of the issues. everyone is just looking into their own network, but there's really no big picture, for example says "we have more than one million users" but the whole is much larger


@steckerhalter @mjray

there are mainly two protocols out there, the fediverse and the federation (the protocol originated by diaspora). The federation now regroups 5 different projects. Have a look at

For more info about all those distributed social network, read @deadsuperhero articles on

steckerhalter πŸ‡¨πŸ‡­

@fla thanks, that clears it up

the article of @deadsuperhero is dead for me since I (dns block) πŸ˜†


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I don't #boycott #medium but it's a nuisance to keep weakening browser security until it displays

@steckerhalter @fla @mjray Yeah, I'm working on a fix for that; I just need to stop being lazy and go into sysadmin mode. πŸ˜›


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