What is koyu.space?

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Website github.com/koyuspace/mastodon
Official instance koyu.space
List of instances fediverse.observer

koyu.space is a fork of glitch-soc which is a fork of Mastodon powering the instance with the same name. Due to many changes to the codebase it reports its own user agent and NodeInfo, but it is still compatible with Mastodon and its forks. It aims to support features that glitch-soc didn't port over or scrapped and a few more features.

Features added in koyu.space in comparison to glitch-soc

  • GIFs by Tenor
  • Google Translate
  • Stickers
  • Custom logo and themes
  • Jitsi integration
  • InstanceTicker
  • Post editing enabled by default (hidden Mastodon feature)


Comparison of Mastodon forks
Mastodon Ecko Cordigon Fedibird Glitch-Soc Hometown Smalltown koyu.space
editable character limit No Yes with config file No with config file with config file with config file with config file
editable poll options No Yes No No with config file No No with config file
local posts No Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes
changeable favicon via terminal Yes via terminal via terminal via terminal via terminal via terminal via terminal
ex-/importable blocklist No Yes No No No No No Yes
Installable via YunoHost Yes Yes No No Yes No No No
Markdown formatting No Maybe Maybe Maybe Yes reading only Maybe Maybe


Where can I find an koyu.space instance to join as a user?

You can try the official instance here.
You can also get the source code and run your own instance.

Further Reading

How do I get an account?
Getting started with your Fediverse account
Mobile apps
Best practices
koyu.space - the advanced page on koyu.space