Rich Stroffolino

It’s amazing the coverage Bluesky gets from where it is at as a network. It saw outages and performance degradation after adding 5000 users in a day. For comparison, Mastodon regularly adds almost twice that many in a day. Of course, this also underscores the other issue with Bluesky, although often billed as decentralized, it actually isn’t federated. So it still has a centralized point of failure.

Of course, Mastodon servers have buckled under the strain of no users. But the seemingly paultry numbers that put Bluesky in fits speaks to just how small it still is.