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Since Twitter was recently acquired by the wealthiest person on Earth, a 'decentralized' social network called Mastodon became especially popular amongst those willing to replace Twitter by a more sustainable app.
This article aims to describe why I strongly believe that
Mastodon (as it is today) wont ever be a sustainable and popular (100 M+ daily active users) alternative to social media.
Apps based on the groundbreaking Authenticated Transfer (AT) Protocol (e.g, Bluesky) might be the solution we need.