So for those who cannot/wantnot self-host, feel free to recommend Codeberg. Good folks, I know some of them personally. And to them it's important to stay "self sufficient" and not let the "big (bad) guys" in. Funding comes from members. They're non-profit (hopefully soon "officially recognized" so one can even reduce tax by funding them).
This Mastodon instance is for people interested in technology. Discussions aren't limited to technology, because tech folks shouldn't be limited to technology either!