open source economics
In any case, I don't have the answers. Tufekci's article and of course the classic Nadia Eghbal paper remain sobering reads on the topic.
It's a project which aims to make self-hosting more accessible. All the major federated platforms are available to install via a friendly user interface.
Support is available over at https://forum.yunohost.org/.
Channeling my inner @kemonine by adding ARM support to several things.