951 reviews
Content rating
Mature 17+
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About this app

Mastodon is the largest decentralized social network on the internet. Instead of a single website, it’s a network of millions of users in independent communities that can all interact with one another, seamlessly. No matter what you’re into, you can meet passionate people posting about it on Mastodon!

Join a community and create your profile. Find and and follow fascinating folks and read their posts in an ad-free, chronological timeline. Express yourself with custom emoji, images, GIFs, videos, and audio in 500-character posts. Reply to threads and reblog posts from anyone to share great stuff. Find new accounts to follow and trending hashtags to expand your network.

Mastodon is built with a focus on privacy and safety. Decide whether your posts are shared with your followers, just the people you mention, or the whole world. Content warnings let you hide posts containing sensitive or triggering material until you're ready to engage with them. Each community has its own guidelines and moderators to keep its members safe, and robust blocking and reporting tools help prevent abuse.

More features:

• Dark Mode: Read posts in light, dark, or true black mode
• Polls: Ask followers for their opinion and tally the votes
• Explore: Trending hashtags and accounts are a tap away
• Notifications: Get notified about new follows, replies, and reblogs
• Sharing: Post directly to Mastodon from any share sheet in any app
• Cuteness: Our mascot is an adorable elephant, and you'll see them pop up from time to time

Mastodon is a registered nonprofit and development is supported directly by your donations. There’s no advertising, no monetization, and no venture capital, and we plan to keep it that way.
Updated on
Jul 17, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
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No data collected
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951 reviews
August 15, 2022
So far I'm happy with the app. It looks nice and it works well. The animations are also really nice. However, it still lacks some features that the web version has (such as bookmarks, a specific view for direct messages, and a graphical view for alt text, though I'm sure it's still available through a screen reader). Also, threads, while understandable, are slightly harder to follow because the app just displays "In reply to [username]" above the message. Also, you can use multiple accounts
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Scott Williams
April 30, 2022
Overall am impressed with the app. The UI was a little overwhelming at first and some things weren't clear how to get to - for example, the Explore and Search are combined so if you do a search you don't see Explore stuff again until you hit the back arrow on the search bar. After spending some time with it, most of what I would want in an app is already here. There are a few bugs that need polished, but dev seems to be responsive in fixing things as they're reported on github.
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April 21, 2022
Can't navigate easily between instances like you can in Tusky. You have to sign in & out of each instance manually. Also, having so much of the user interface happening in-browser instead of in-app is awkward & not all the timelines are displayed. You have to minimize the browser pop-up to navigate back to the app each time. I'll stick with Tusky for the time being. Good to see y'all trying tho.
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What's new

- Changed app icon and color scheme
- Various bug fixes and improvements