Twitter Alternative Mastodon Skyrocketed since Musk took over

Mastodon, the decentralized social media platform used by many as a Twitter alternative

Monthly active users spiked from about 300,000 to 2.5 million in October and November.

Mastodon CEO, Founder and Lead Developer Eugen Rochko said in a new blog post

Elon Musk officially took over Twitter at the end of October. This means that Mastodon's massive user growth came almost immediately after Musk's new ownership.

Rochko's post also mentions that Twitter's ban on sharing links to Mastodon, many journalists

And @joinmastodon accounts has been lifted, even after @ElonJet's ban still exists.