Decentralised social media platform Mastodon on Tuesday announced that it has crossed more than 10 million registered accounts.
The platform posted from its ‘Mastodon Users’ account: “1,00,51,051 accounts; +1,742 in the last hour; +40,108 in the last day; +1,95,936 in the last week.”
In December last year, the decentralised social media platform had announced that it reached over 2 million subscribers after Elon Musk took over the micro-blogging platform Twitter.
Mastodon had jumped from approximately 300K monthly active users to 2.5 million, which included journalists, political figures, writers, actors and organisations, between last October and November.
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“At Mastodon, we believe that there doesn’t have to be a middleman between you and your audience and that journalists and government institutions especially should not have to rely on a private platform to reach the public,” the social media platform had said.
“Our free and open-source software enables anyone to run a social media platform entirely on their own infrastructure, entirely under their own control, while connecting to a global decentralised social network,” it added.