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Mastodon is a federated microblogging engine. An alternative implementation of the GNU Social project. Based on ActivityStreams, Webfinger, PubsubHubbub and Salmon.

**Current status of the project is early development. Documentation &co will be added later**

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## Status

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- GNU Social users can follow Mastodon users
- Mastodon users can follow GNU Social users
- Retweets, favourites, mentions, replies work in both directions
- Public pages for profiles and single statuses
- Sign up, login, forgotten passwords and changing password
- Mentions and URLs converted to links in statuses
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- Media attachments (photos, videos)
- Home timeline, notifications timeline
- UI to post, reblog, favourite, follow and unfollow
- Upload header image for profile page
- Deleting statuses, deletion propagation
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## Configuration

- `LOCAL_DOMAIN` should be the domain/hostname of your instance. This is **absolutely required** as it is used for generating unique IDs for everything federation-related
- `LOCAL_HTTPS` set it to `true` if HTTPS works on your website. This is used to generate canonical URLs, which is also important when generating and parsing federation-related IDs
- `HUB_URL` should be the URL of the PubsubHubbub service that your instance is going to use. By default it is the open service of Superfeedr