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I just added 27 new members to our twit.social Mastodon. Biggest growth spurt since day 1! Welcome!!!

@leo Speaking for myself, I guess you can thank Elon for that.

@leo Just needed the push to try Mastodon. Thank you.

@leo Thank you Leo. Been meaning to join for some time. Elon made it possible!

@leo Leo Laporte! As I live and breath! Great to see you on Mastodon. I'm a long-time follower of your work, and we've met at a MacWorld long ago.

@leo wow, hi leo! been following you and your career for over 2 decades now (crazy how time flies). wasn't expecting to see you here! hope you're having a great day.

@leo Can't wait for the TWIG discussion about the future of little birdies.

@leo I fell kinda bad, I can;t choose between the twit.social account or this tilde.zone account😭​

great episode of winodows weekly today btw!

@leo your mentions at the end of the podcasts got me interested in Mastedon; Elon’s purchase pushed me to join.

@leo I think mastodon.social added 30k new users in one day after the news of Elon buying Twitter hit the news.

@leo my timeline now in Mastodon is a lot more interesting (and geeky) than my twitter timeline 🙂

@nickapos I think Mastodon's distributed servers works really well to give people a community of like minds without silos. It's kind of the best of both worlds. Elon should have probably just set up his own Masto server.

@leo I agree, the thematic instance approach people have is not visible from outside but it is amazing, and on top of that you can mix and match. I think Elon is in for a world of pain. If he went with a Masto instance everything would be fine, but now he is taking a huge risk.

I hope we can get some momentum behind a shift back to protocols from platforms. I don't have an account on twit.social and I'm not using Mastodon, but we can still have a conversation. Next up: getting my friends to use anything but iMessage.
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TWiT.social

A Mastodon instance dedicated to TWiT listeners. Think of a Twitter just for geeks, sharing content with other Mastodon servers all over the world. If you're a TWiT fan, consider this your home! Our TWiT Forums live at TWiT Community. Post conversation starters there. TWiT.social is for quick thoughts, fun pictures, and other ephemera. Keep it clean, keep it friendly. Looking forward to your Toots!