Mastodon is not a twitter alternative
Plus a few words on Social networks and identities
There’s a world out there that Twitter and Facebook don’t want you to be too aware of. It’s called the Open web. In both capital and small ‘o’, actually…
Because you are not “on mastodon”! Same as that your Gmail user is not “on email”, nor are you @keithpp on SMTP. If you are a gmail user, It’s only on gmail.com, which is one of millions of domain names that run an SMTP server. If you had a PGP key in 1996 you know a thing or two about tech, and must see the difference!