Just upgraded to 2.7.0rc1 :makibomb:
(Don't expect major changes, we were already on the master)

Some stats:
Written Statuses: 13.934
Registered Users: 837
Logged in Users last Week: 127

Just deployed the last master and introduced the exploration portal :makibomb:

You can look at it at layer8.space/explore

You can enable it on your profile to appear (condition: > 10 followers)

Just tell me your opinion on it :blobupsidedown:

Just created a "new" theme to fill the whole width of you screen with the columns :makibomb:


Ihr habt jetzt ein "neues" Design zur Auswahl, dass alle Spalten auf volle Bildschirmbreite zieht :makibomb:

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For anyone who wants to help me keeping this instance up:

I just created a patreon account @ patreon.com/sammy8806

If you wish to support me with a one-time donation, there's also a PayPal Link on the layer8.space/about/more page

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FΓΌr alle die mir helfen wollen diese Instanz zu betreiben:

Ich habe jetzt einen Patreon-Account patreon.com/sammy8806

Falls ihr mir nur einmalig unter die Arme greifen wollt, gibt es unter layer8.space/about/more einen PayPal Link

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πŸŽ‰ Welcome to 2.6.0 πŸŽ‰

Most interesting new features:

- Link ownership verification
- Redesigned forms
- Revamped DMs column
- In-stream link previews

Full changelog here: github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/

Here are some new stats:
Users (registered): 605
Users (last 24h): 14
Users (last 7d): 32
Users (last 30d): 81

Toots: 12.568
Connections: 2.400

Go and make some more noise :makibomb:

We're now at 2.6.0rc2 and your old "Direct messages" are now in the spot where they belong again

The upgrades mostly done now and the instance is usable again.

I am deeply sorry for a downtime this long but this had to be done.


Around 23.00 CEST tonight there will be some downtime to layer8.space due to some major os upgrades


And we are bleeding-edge again :makibomb:

Now everybody can highlight other accounts (that they follow) on their own profile pages πŸŽ‰

We're now running the new user profiles on layer8.space πŸ˜‡

(Please look at your Profile, your header-image can now be bigger)

Sorry if you encountered some timeouts the last few hours. πŸ˜” Our hosting-provider (Hetzner) had some problems over the last ~24h

More infos from them: hetzner-status.de

πŸŽ‰ Welcome to 2.4.1 πŸŽ‰

Most notable features are
- Delete & Redraft your toots
- More unicode emojis! 🐺

Full changelog here github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/

Additionally some stats for the archive:
User: 158
Toots: 2.251
Connections: 1.042

Go and make some noise :makibomb:

Here's the update to 2.4.0 on Layer8.Space πŸŽ‰

We're get 142 Users (keep it going πŸ˜‡ ) with around 1400 toots and are connected to 888 other instances.

Like every update: If you encounter problem, just ping me


Willkommen in der Zukunft mit 2.4.0 πŸŽ‰

Wir haben mittlerweile 142 Benutzer die ΓΌber 1400 Toots geschrieben haben und sehen 888 Instanzen.

ErzΓ€hlt doch euren Freunden/Bekannten vom Fediverse (und dieser Instanz :makibomb: )

PS: Check out mastopeek.app-dist.eu/instance for more statistics

Welcome to the freshly released 2.4.0rc1 on Layer8.Space πŸŽ‰

We are now at 138 Users with nearly 900 Toots πŸŽ‰

If you encounter any problems with the new version please report them to me

Some changes:
- DM column
- Custom emojis in profiles
- Custom profile properties


Willkommen in der Zukunft: 2.4.0rc1 πŸŽ‰

Wir haben mittlerweile 138 Benutzer und fast 900 Toots! πŸŽ‰

Wenn ihr Fehler findet sagt bitte bescheid

Mehr Changelog hier:

Layer8.space is freshly upgraded to 2.3.2 πŸŽ‰

Additionally a warm welcome to all new Users here. We're now at 46 Users :love:


Layer8.space hat nun frisch to Version 2.3.2 bekommen πŸŽ‰

Dazu wΓΌnsche ich allen neuen Benutzern ein herzliches Willkommen.
Jetzt sind wir schon 46 Benutzer :love:

layer8.space is now running Mastodon v2.3.1 πŸŽ‰

The versions seems to get bursted out over the past few weeks. Keep up the good work πŸ‘


layer8.space lΓ€uft jetzt auf Version 2.3.1 πŸŽ‰

Letzte Zeit gibt es relativ viele Updates mit guten Features .. Bleibt am Ball πŸ‘

Happy to report that layer8.space is now rockin the 2.3.0 release :blobpats:

And again a happy welcome to everyone who join recently


Ab jetzt lΓ€uft layer8.space mit 2.3.0, welche seit heute verfΓΌgbar ist. :blobpats:

Dazu ein "Herzliche Willkommen" an alle, die seit dem letzten Update mit dabei sind.

layer8.space is now running 2.3.0rc1 :linux:
Please report strange behavior if you encounter it

And welcome to everyone who joined recently :blobupsidedown:


layer8.space lΓ€uft jetzt auf 2.3.0rc1 :linux:
Bei komischem Verhalten einfach mal melden

Schließlich nochmal ein "Herzlich Willkommen" an alle, die in der letzten Zeit dazu gekommen sind :blobupsidedown:


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