@kemonine lol, you warned me many months ago to self-host docker images, and here we are today, with docker hub pricing plan changes where they are significantly limiting plans (6month retention, and 100pulls per 6 hours)
SpaceBear is a managed hosting service that makes it easier to create your own PixelFed, Mastodon, PeerTube or HomeTown instance.
Managed hosting means SpaceBear takes care of the technical stuff, while you own and manage the instance.
You can follow SpaceBear at:
Their website is at https://app.spacebear.ee
(HomeTown is a fork of Mastodon which includes support for non-federated posts.)
PixelFed is a free, open source Fediverse alternative to Instagram. You can follow PixelFed here:
You can join a PixelFed instance at https://pixelfed.org/join
The official site is at https://pixelfed.org
You can self-host your own instance, instructions are here: https://docs.pixelfed.org/installing-pixelfed/
Managed PixelFed instance hosting (for non-technical people) is here: https://app.spacebear.ee
Oh my, the music streaming world just lost 8tracks https://blog.8tracks.com/2019/12/26/to-everything-there-is-a-season/
Murfie, another streaming option also suddenly closed it doors and seemingly not allowing users to get their physical media/data out first. https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/13/21019565/murfie-madison-wisconsin-store-stream-cd-vinyl-collection-closed
Last year, Soundcloud almost went out of business until they got a 100m investment at the last minute.
Hopefully @funkwhale sees a huge uptick in usage.