Mastodon, a decentralized Twitter substitute, is now available on Google Play.

The open-source Twitter competitor Mastodon, which first debuted on the iOS App Store , is now formally accessible for download on Android devices via the.

Mastodon, a far more modest decentralized competitor to Twitter, has about 4.4 million users globally according to the official site users. One of the main factors contributing to Mastodon’s increasing popularity since its inception in 2016 is its decentralized nature. It largely relies on niche communities and interest groups housed on certain servers.

There is no primary timeline or database, which is good news for privacy-conscious users, but it does entail giving up several essential features seen on other social media networks. Mastodon for Android, on the other hand, touts the absence of adverts, a post length limit of 500 characters, and complete community control.

Mastodon for Android
Mastodon for Android
Mastodon for Android
Mastodon for Android

All of the core or fundamental functions you would anticipate from a social network are present in this first official Mastodon app for Android, including alerts, search, and community browsing. Sadly, it does not support viewing local or federated timelines, unlike several other third-party choices that are currently available.

Although there have been many third-party clients because it is an open-source project, this is the first official Mastodon app to be made accessible through the Google Play Store (h/t XDA ). Mastodon is totally free to download and use, just like any other social networking apps. Elon Musk recently acquired approximately 10% of Twitter, which saw an a huge spike in Mastodon sign-ups rating, thus this is a fantastic opportunity to.

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