Mastodon and the W3C - Eugen Rochko - Medium
is a free, open-source federated social network spanning over 800,000 users spread across more than 2,000 servers. Mastodon v1.6 is here, and it is the first Mastodon release which fully implements the ActivityPub protocol. ActivityPub is a new federated messaging protocol developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) which aims to fix the shortcomings of past standards like OStatus.
Hi folks! Here's the update I've been working on for so long. Thank you for your support and here's hoping this Medium announcement reaches a lot of people. If you wanna skip the fanfares and just see the technical changelog: https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/releases/tag/v1.6.0