In this exciting new release: Moving accounts, trending hashtags, private servers and more!
The latest release of Mastodon introduces a simplified single-column interface as the new default for new users
Using the Blurhash algorithm in Mastodon 2.8.1 to generate prettier previews for sensitive media
In this release: Polls, new tools for managing followers, new frontpage design, new admin features, Keybase integration, and more
In this release: New profile directory, new tutorial, new public hashtag pages and more moderation tools
After more than a month of work, I am happy to announce the new version of Mastodon, with improved visuals, a new way to assert your identity, and a lot of bug fixes.Verification Verifying identity in a network with no central authority is not straightforward. But there is a way. It requires a change in mindset, though. Twitter teaches us that people who have a checkmark next to their name are real and important, and those that don’t are not.