Page last updated on 3 October 2023 [change log].
A collection of useful links related to Mastodon.
Getting Started With Mastodon
A short tutorial of the basic functions of Mastodon. The whole tutorial is available as text, and the same information is also presented in a more visually appealing form (read: eye candy) as nine infographics.
The Phone Analogy
a.k.a. Why Are There So Many Servers? What is a Mastodon server, what does it do, how do they differ from each other and how to choose one. And why are there so many apps?!
How to Mastodon: Visibility Levels
What's the difference between Public, Unlisted, Followers Only and Mentioned People Only? What's the point of tagging your posts?
How to Mastodon: Opening Links
Opening linked Mastodon posts so that you are logged in and can interact with them.
Izzy Canyon Group on Mastodon
A short tutorial on what Mastodon group accounts are and how they work, followed by specific information regarding the Izzy Canyon group.
Comparing Mastodon and Twitter
A comparison between several features of Mastodon and Twitter (PDF).
This Is Not a Story About Hanging Out in Bars
Why we should be brave and just try out Mastodon, instead of clinging on to Twitter.
Getting Started With Pillowfort
A guide for new users, focusing on the very basics of Pillowfort.
A collection of Ye Olde Fandom Rules as plain text and also infographics. Contains the following:
Fandom terms explained, both as plain text and as infographics. Currently contains the following:
Terms Related to "Shipping" and Their Usage
Text and infographics explaining how proshippers and antis each use the following terms:
Fandom Wank & Discourse Bingo Charts
We keep having the same conversations, so why not play some bingo while we're at it?