Social Movements

Social.coop

Social.coop is a cooperatively run instance of Mastodon, a decentralized social network based on open protocols and free, open-source software. Alanna from Open Collective interviewed three of its co-founders to find out more. via Medium Nathan Schneider is a media scholar, journalist, and co-founder of the platform co-op movement; Matthew Cropp is a co-op movement organizer and historian; and Mayel de Borniol is a developer, entrepreneur, and creator of CloudVault. How did all this get started? Matt: Earlier this year, the #BuyTwitter campaign was ramping up activity and Mastodon was riding a wave of Twitter disaffection. Mastodon’s [...]

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