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SPINMastodon the Band Is Having Fun Clowning Mastodon the New Social Media SiteSPINHave you seen the newest ad-free, open-source social media startup, Mastodon, which is like Twitter but without the Nazis? It has a funny Clip-Art-like image of its titular animal as a logo and has the hilarious URLs “mastodon.cloud” and “mastodon ...and more »
SPINMastodon the Band Is Having Fun Clowning Mastodon the New Social Media SiteSPINHave you seen the newest ad-free, open-source social media startup, Mastodon, which is like Twitter but without the Nazis? It has a funny Clip-Art-like image of its titular animal as a logo and has the hilarious URLs “mastodon.cloud” and “mastodon.social.and more »
Refinery29This Social Network Is Suddenly So Popular, You Can't Even Register For An AccountRefinery29According to The Verge, Mastodon's founder, Eugen Rochko, created the social network out of his frustration with the changes being made on Twitter. After Twitter updated its conversation format last week, annoyed users took to Mastodon. The social ...and more »
The Daily DotMastodon the metal band trolls Mastodon the social media networkThe Daily DotSo-called anti-Twitter social network named Mastodon is all the rage, and Mastodon, the critically acclaimed metal/prog rock band, is having a little fun with it. Started by 24-year-old Eugen Rochko, Mastodon the standalone app lets users do most of ...and more »
Naked SecurityMastodon: new beast to challenge Big Social, or another white elephant?Naked SecurityAnother month, another fledgling social network. Every so often, another service emerges as an alternative to “big social”, the large social networks like Facebook and Twitter that slurp up hundreds of millions of users. This month, it's Mastodon, an ...and more »
EngadgetMastodon's sudden popularity should serve as Twitter's wakeup callEngadgetThere's a hot new social network these days and it's called Mastodon. Well, it's not that new -- it's been around since September 2016 -- but it's gained tens of thousands of users in the last few days. The reason for the growth? According to its ...and more »
The VergeA beginner's guide to Mastodon, the hot new open-source Twitter cloneThe VergeMastodon is a fast-growing Twitter-like social network that seeks to re-create the service's best parts while eliminating its whale-sized problems. The distributed, open-source platform offers better tools for privacy and fighting harassment than ...and more »
The VergeA beginner's guide to Mastodon, the hot new open-source Twitter cloneThe VergeMastodon is a fast-growing Twitter-like social network that seeks to re-create the service's best parts while eliminating its whale-sized problems. The distributed, open-source platform offers better tools for privacy and fighting harassment than ...and more »
inUth.comStep aside Twitter, it's time to 'toot' on MastodoninUth.comMastodon is a free, open-source social networking platform that sprung around in October last year. Instead of having centralised servers that a specific to a company, Mastodon has 'instances', which are essentially group based on different servers ...and more »
MerinewsIt could be goodbye Twitter soon as Mastodon has arrived to heat up the competition!MerinewsIf you're not already on Mastodon, go check it out right now as it launches with resources good enough to take over the world, with a particular focus on Twitter. For those of you who've never heard of Mastodon, it's been around since last October but ...and more »
Blasting NewsMastodon, the social network that wants to crush TwitterBlasting NewsAccording to the financial results of its latest fiscal report, the social networking site #Twitter has the same number of active users three months ago (320 million a month), something that the company had been trying to avoid with a series of changes ...and more »
AsiaOneMeet the 24-year-old behind the toot-filled social platform MastodonAsiaOneMastodon, that giant cartoon mammal that's been rampaging across the internet this week, is not the product of a Silicon Valley start-up. Instead, the social networking app that's been touted as a potential Twitter-killer is the brainchild of a 24-year ...and more »
MashableThe coder who built Mastodon is 24, fiercely independent, and doesn't care about moneyMashableMastodon, that giant cartoon mammal that's been rampaging across the internet this week, is not the product of a Silicon Valley start-up. Instead, the social networking app that's been touted as a potential Twitter-killer is the brainchild of a 24-year ...and more »
MashableThe coder who built Mastodon is 24, fiercely independent, and doesn't care about moneyMashableMastodon, that giant cartoon mammal that's been rampaging across the internet this week, is not the product of a Silicon Valley start-up. Instead, the social networking app that's been touted as a potential Twitter-killer is the brainchild of a 24-year ...and more »
ForbesMastodon Takes On Twitter While Mastodon Continues To Melt FacesForbesYou can mark your "toot" with a content warning and users can choose to view it. Each "toot" allows for up to 500 characters versus the 140 of Twitter. You can also create your own instance of Mastodon, your own little safe space where you can curl up ...and more »
QuartzHow to use Mastodon, the Twitter alternative that's becoming super popularQuartzThere's a new social network in town. It's Mastodon, a six-month-old microblogging service that's more than a little like Twitter—although it promises not to serve you ads, and is open-source instead of being owned by a corporation. If you're fed up ...and more »
Opensource.comA beginner's guide to microblogging on MastodonOpensource.comTwitter started out like many exciting tech projects. It invented and then offered a unique "microblogging" service, a kind of interactive RSS feed. Twitter as a company was open to fresh ideas and offered a lot of features. It gradually became such a ...and more »
Popular MechanicsMastodon Is the Better Twitter We Can't Handle and Don't DeservePopular MechanicsIt is cool to hate Twitter, and there's a reason for the rage. Despite an unparalleled knack for breaking news, Twitter is an online cesspool of hatred and harassment which, for the most part, goes unchecked. Having long ago staved off indie app makers ...and more »
Wired.co.ukCould Mastodon be the social network to replace Twitter?Wired.co.ukThose using Mastodon are able to follow other users and posts appear in a timeline that looks the same as Twitter's. The creation also has Twitter's old style of replies, following a change that caused confusion with users last week. The biggest change ...and more »

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ABC OnlineDonald Trump had 'serious reservations' about Michael Flynn's judgement, according to James Comey's memosABC OnlineUS Pr [Read More]

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The Australian Financial ReviewExperts downplay China challenge to navy transit of South China SeaThe Australian Financial ReviewHMAS Anzac was among [Read More]

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News24WWII bomb forces mass evacuation in central BerlinNews24The planned disposal of an unexploded World War II bomb on Friday will force a mass evac [Read More]

ABC OnlineKangaroo dies in Chinese zoo after visitors throw rocks 'to make it hop'ABC OnlineZoo authorities in China say a kangaroo has been [Read More]

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The Sydney Morning HeraldFormer NY mayor Rudolph Giuliani to join Donald Trump's legal teamThe Sydney Morning HeraldFormer New York mayor Rudolph [Read More]

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Daily TelegraphBarnaby Joyce and Vikki Campion welcome new babyDaily TelegraphFORMER Nationals leader and deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce and his [Read More]

ABC OnlineMother of Chinese student bashed in Melbourne alleyway says killer should be 'punished by death'ABC OnlineThe mother of a Chinese [Read More]

Yahoo7 NewsThe tragic act which led to man's fatal eastern brown snake biteYahoo7 NewsA North Queensland man has died after being bitten by an ea [Read More]

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The AustralianWarren Truss lands plum Australian Rail Track Corporation roleThe AustralianFormer Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss has been appointed [Read More]

The Sydney Morning HeraldSalim Mehajer launches court bid to overturn bankruptcyThe Sydney Morning HeraldControversial property developer Salim Mehaje [Read More]

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