Since Elon Musk acquired Twitter, reduced its workforce, and

started overhauling its business model, a hitherto unmentioned social media

network has come under the spotlight. Furthermore, despite having a

mammoth-like moniker, Mastodon is still alive and well today.

Since Musk closed the acquisition of Twitter on October

27, the microblogging service has gained at least 1 million new members.

is that Mastodon, which was founded in 2016,

hasn't integrated any revenue-generating techniques into its programme.