Where can I learn more about the Fediverse/Mastodon/ActivityPub?

This page right now is a bit of a link dump, but I'll refer you to further resources one can learn more. If you have a link you would like to suggest, or have a resource where someone can learn more, please let me know! email info@instance.community.

Darius Kazemi has made a great resource describing how he's put together a small social network site for his friends: https://runyourown.social/

Project pages, and Fediverse/AP/Mastodon discussion sites: https://joinmastodon.org/ https://discourse.joinmastodon.org/ https://activitypub.rocks and https://socialhub.activitypub.rocks https://feneas.org/ https://fediverse.network/ https://fediverse.party/ https://switching.software/ https://instances.social/ https://www.reddit.com/r/Mastodon/ https://github.com/BasixKOR/awesome-activitypub https://alternativeto.net/list/5696/activitypub https://github.com/tleb/awesome-mastodon

English Wikipedia articles: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fediverse https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ActivityPub https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mastodon_(software)

relevant news articles:

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/783akg/mastodon-is-like-twitter-without-nazis-so-why-are-we-not-using-it https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/28/technology/social-media-privacy.html https://www.theverge.com/2017/4/4/15177856/mastodon-social-network-twitter-clone https://www.wired.com/2017/04/like-twitter-hate-trolls-try-mastodon/ https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/05/01/607361849/as-facebook-shows-its-flaws-what-might-a-better-social-network-look-like https://slate.com/technology/2019/12/jack-dorsey-open-decentralized-twitter.html https://www.medianama.com/2019/11/223-indians-move-to-mastodon/ https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/12/21012553/twitter-bluesky-decentralized-social-network-developers-reaction-mastodon-activitypub