You can find local Mastodon instances around the world using the "Mastodon Near Me" project at:

Click on map icons to see more details about local instances.

You can add instances via the project's git at or by messaging the project's leader at @jaz

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The official Mastodon website has a list of instances sorted by topic:

All of the instances listed promise reliable servers and responsible moderation (see for details).

There are thousands more instances out there beyond this list, but this list is probably the safest starting point.

You can also create your own instance at or

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@feditips Oh cool, thanks. I didn’t realize there was a ‘sorted by topic’ list.

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