Start microblogging with Mastodon
If you want to start using a decentralized microblogging service to connect to other people in the Fediverse you can do so now.
Read more about how to get and use our instance of Mastodon.
How to get it
Every member has a chance to enter the Fediverse via the Mastodon instance that we are hosting over at our data center.
To order an account use the order form.
Mastodon is a free, decentralized alternative to the microblogging service
So for members there is now this instance, where every member can register.
You can read more about these kinds of federations/networks in an article we wrote for the Versorgerin:
Once you created a Mastodon account a handy application can check all your
You can start “Tooting” now, which means per post (called “Toot” within Mastodon) you have 500 characters of space for the text and the possibility to add images.
In addition, there are some interesting settings for these Toots. For example, each Toot can be:
- fully public: appears on your followers, public timelines, to anyone looking at your profile.
- unlisted: appears to your followers and everyone who views your profile, but not on the public timeline.
- private: only visible to your followers and the people named in them.
- direct: only visible to the people mentioned in it.
And you can also hide the content of your toot behind “content warnings”.