Like many in the Twitterverse, I am currently exploring whether that is still the best network for me to cultivate and participate in. The trend has been heading in a negative direction for a while, but recent changes have me (and millions of other “bird app” users) considering some of the alternatives.

Since it first rolled out 6 years ago, I’ve had a Mastodon account as well. Mastodon is a very (very very very) different platform for sharing ideas and learning from others. It’s federated independent server/instance model allows moderators to control the content on their corner of the internet while still letting users follow and communicate with everyone else on the Mastodon platform.

This week, Bill Ferriter (@plugusin on Twitter and on Mastodon) shared an invite to the instance for those that want to explore this alternative with us. Check it out here: