Leaving Twitter for Mastodon?  Here are the top 7 Mastodon instances you can join

Leaving Twitter for Mastodon? Here are the top 7 Mastodon instances you can join

Leaving Twitter for Mastodon?  Here are the top 7 Mastodon instances you can join

Are you leaving Twitter after Elon Musk’s takeover? Well, you are not alone. Many users have decided to leave Twitter for another platform.

Whether you leave the platform completely or not is up to you. But if you are looking for an alternative, Mastodon is the one you should choose.

What is Mastodon?

However, it is important to choose the right community, which each server has different rules, policies and preferences.

To help you save time, I recommend some of them best (or most popular) Mastodon servers you can join for a good experience in no particular order.

Unlike other social media platforms, Mastodon servers are largely community driven. So we encourage you to donate/help the server admins to continue enjoying the platform.

1. Fosstodon

At the time of writing, Mas.to temporarily stopped accepting new user registrations to increase server capacity. You might want to keep an eye on this.

4. Vivaldi Social

  • Are Mastodon servers privacy friendly?

    Yes, Mastodon is designed in a way where no advanced algorithm collects any kind of data to show you advertisements.

    For the rest of the things, the server administrator has access to the data you give them when you register and other general statistics (number of posts, likes, IP address, email, etc.). So you can use VPN services or Tor and various other privacy tools to keep your identity anonymous.

    You may want to check the privacy policy of the server you intend to join.

  • Does Mastodon allow NSFW content?

    Some servers do, and some servers don’t. You must read the rules and regulations of the server.

    A feature to flag content that sensitively gives users a warning before they try to view your post.

  • What happens when a Mastodon server is no longer available?

    mastodon account move

    Considering that Mastodon servers are run by individuals, some may have hiccups.

    If you want to prepare for the d-day, you can always use account options to move to (or from) another account.

    You will find it below Account → Account Settings → Move to another account (or from)


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