We're considering starting a Patreon for a2mi.social and possibly expanding into offering Instagram and YouTube alternatives.
Please let us know what you think with this quick survey!
Here's how that monthly total breaks down:
If you enjoy this site and want it to stay online, please consider contributing a few dollars: https://a2mi.social/about/more#donations
a2mi.social currently costs $22/month to operate. This covers application servers, file storage, backups, the domain, and email sending.
Contributions made so far are enough to keep the site online through June of this year, assuming costs stay roughly the same.
Thank you to everyone who's contributed thus far!
The site has been upgraded to Mastodon v3.3.0: https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/releases/tag/v3.3.0
The site has been updated to Mastodon 3.2.2: https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/releases/tag/v3.2.2
The site has been upgraded to Mastodon 3.2.1: https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/releases/tag/v3.2.1
This server has been updated to Mastodon 3.2: https://blog.joinmastodon.org/2020/08/mastodon-3.2/
Please let me know if you see any weirdness around audio/video uploads or playback.
The site has been updated to Mastodon 3.1.5, which fixes some security issues: https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/releases/tag/v3.1.5
This server has been updated to Mastodon 3.1.2, which resolves a security issue and fixes some other bugs: https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/releases/tag/v3.1.2
This server has been updated to Mastodon 3.1.1. Changes in 3.1.x: https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/releases/tag/v3.1.0
A2mi.social is funded by your contributions. The site costs around $20/month to run, and at this point in time, the site has consumed all the money people have donated.
Please consider contributing to keep A2mi.social alive! https://a2mi.social/about/more#donations
Errors/slowness sharing or viewing media today are caused by service issues at our cloud storage provider: https://status.io/pages/incident/5abbc12aeb57a904e44a58d3/5df910e5d8a29c1337809b4a
Errors/slowness sharing media right now are caused by service issues at our cloud storage provider: https://status.wasabi.com
Re: https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/12/20691957/mastodon-decentralized-social-network-gab-migration-fediverse-app-blocking: this site has already blocked federation with Gab. Please continue to report any content that violates our site rules (https://a2mi.social/about/more) to a2mi.social moderators.
Intermittent issues this morning are the result of maintenance and issues at DigitalOcean: https://status.digitalocean.com
A proactive reminder that https://status.a2mi.social exists to provide information if this site goes down for some reason.
The site has been upgraded to Mastodon 2.9, which has a new single-column interface option: https://blog.joinmastodon.org/2019/06/mastodon-2.9/