By the way, today's influx of new Mastodon users is brought to you by the news that 13% of 's revenue last year was from selling user data to Cambridge Analytica.
@noelle oh wow, didn't know we had an emote for the bird site, damn.
@noelle So there was an influx?
@Sylvhem That's what I keep hearing!
@noelle Nobody could confirm it to me when asked :/.
@Sylvhem It's apparently why mastodon.social is having trouble right now.
@noelle Oh wow. If that's the case, it means this is a *ot* of new users!
@noelle oooooohhhh, so that's what's going on
@noelle jeez that one snuck by me o_o;
@noelle Your wording is a little misleading: 13% of their revenue is from selling data, but that includes sales to companies other than Cambridge Analytica as well (CA is probably a minor blip in that figure).
@eishiya I was repeating what I was told. Thank you for the correction.
Elekk is a Mastodon instance by gamers, for gamers. Games of any type are welcome here - computer, video, tabletop, etc. - as well as game development of any kind. GAMERGATE AND THE ALT-RIGHT ARE NOT WELCOME HERE. Elekk is not hosted in the EU and does not recognize the authority of the EU to govern the internet.