Mastodon looking for moderators speaking Tamil, Bengali: Founder4 min read . Updated: 13 Nov 2019, 12:16 AM IST
Mastodon’s German founder Eugen Rochko explains how his platform is coping with the sudden rise in Indian users
Last week, thousands of Indian Twitter users signed up for Mastodon, a social media platform set up in 2016. The exodus was triggered by the suspension of the account of Supreme Court advocate Sanjay Hegde twice in a month, once for posting an anti-fascist image, then for putting up a satirical poem. Using the hashtag #BoycottTwitter, users criticized the micro-blogging giant for opaque moderation policies, censoring government critics and failing to control hate speech.
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