Sadly the twitter exodus seems to be coming to an end. From the peak of 1,333 users per day we are now back down to 322. Before the exodus we were seeing about 100 to 200 new users a day.
@freemo I'm thinking there will be more drama on Twitter in the days to come under the new management. We are likely to see more spikes then. Some people will never move though.
@gpowerf Most likely true. As long as Elon keeps making mistakes we will keep seeing spikes. Maybe he got some senses though and might shut the hell up.
1) WOW! Mastodon and the Fediverse are great! I have a new home.
2) Mastodon is so complicated you'd need a PhD in nuclear physics to even understand 10% of how to get started with it! (exaggerated for comedic effect)
@freemo It's for the best. It always hurts communities when they grow too quickly. A few growth spurts here and there is good. Unchecked growth is cancerous.
@freemo I think a slower growth is better. Since now people have started migrating in communities however I believe the amount of new users will increase in the future as more and more people belonging to those communities will get to know about it.
@rastinza We have seen a slow but steady increase in new users. So yea, i have no doubt we will continue to grow into the future.
@freemo might be partly because it has taken so long to verify new accounts with the servers being slammed. took me a couple hours, and on others it took over a day. some people may have been turned off by it
@freemo interesting.... i just made an account recently. not leaving twitter, but i had no idea that mastadon was decentralized and open source. pretty neat!
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