Ladies and Gentlemen, we have arrived at that time again, and rather quickly. Meaning that although we doubled the server space and cost of the Mastodon Pod, it is now nearly already full and in order to keep it going, I have to decide to double the cost and server space again.
It is a great place to hang out and we are now federated all over the place. I think what that means is, many other pods are federated with ours and we have a lot of users in our pod and others, all cross reading each other across different pods. The odd thing is there isn’t that much interaction. Few replies. likes or boosts of people’s posts, just a lot lot lot of posts. So if we keep it going, please remember to boost and like and even reply to posts you find engaging for one reason or another.
But this post is to ask a few of you to go to our Paypal and consider setting up a small monthly to help cover the costs if you like the pod. I know Twitter doesn’t charge but we don’t have adds. We have to cover the costs of the pod ourselves. Which started at a small $20.00 a month but is about to go to $100.00 and at that point a little help would be great.
So if maybe 30 or 40 people went to our PayPal and set up a $2.00/moth contribution it would cover enough of it so that the balance would be easy for we at Vlad to pay.
As I understand it, we have a little less than a week to decide what to do. Let it crash, or double the space.
Thanks for your kind attention to this little administrative detail.
The good news is that its successful though.This was I think the third time we tried to launch a mastodon pod and the first two died due to lack of interest. This one took off but now is getting a little costly to run.