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Most Popular Mastodon Instances


One of the hard parts of getting started on Mastodon is trying to pick what instance you want to create your account on. Once created you can access the entire federated universe but much like old email addresses in the past (you know before everyone mostly uses gmail now), the server you pick will be visible after your username.

(Feel free to follow me at @sztech@awscommunity.social)

ServerTopicActive Users
(Dec-12-2022)
1mastodon.socialGeneral212,594
2mas.toGeneral76,913
3mstdn.socialGeneral70,369
4mastodon.lolLGBTQ+57,237
5mastodon.onlineGeneral48,367
6techhub.socialTech45,821
7infosec.exchangeTech (Security)29,885
8fosstodon.orgTech (Open Source)27,179
9hachyderm.ioTech15,918
10ioc.exchangeTech (Security)15,271
11ravenation.clubRavers12,084
12mastodon.artArt9,779
13union.placeUnions7,166
14mathstodon.xyzMath6,072
15mastodon.greenEnvironment5,782
16awscommunity.socialTech (AWS)5,243
17noc.socialTech5,128
18indieweb.socialIndie4,361
19toot.funami.techTech4,255
20climatejustice.socialEnvironment4,179
21social.linux.pizzaTech4,152

I’m interesting in the growth as these social networks getting going and I’ll keep pulling new stats in from time to time. Check out a Google Sheet with more rows and columns.

Add comments if you have other servers/instances that you want added to the list/sheet.

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I'm a 34 year old UIUC Computer Engineer building mobile apps, websites and hardware integrations with an interest in 3D printing, biotechnology and Arduinos.

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