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Why users are logging out of Twitter and joining the Mastodon bandwagon

Earlier this week, several users left twitter after a protest that began with suspension of SC lawyer Sanjay Hegde's account and conservation on Twitter's discriminatory policies

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Neha Alawadhi  |  New Delhi 

If you are on Twitter, chances are you would have seen #Mastodon trending on the microblogging platform on Friday. If you were wondering what it is, the simple answer is that it is an alternative to Twitter.

Earlier this week, several Twitter users began migrating to the social networking platform after a protest that began with Supreme Court lawyer Sanjay Hegde’s Twitter account suspension, and moved on to a larger conversation about Twitter's policies being allegedly anti-Dalit and certain castes and religion. While it may be trending, Mastodon is a tad more complex than ...

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First Published: Fri, November 08 2019. 22:52 IST
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