🎉 2018 🎉

From to ,
the reachable fediverse grew
from 2,756 instances to 4,340
from 1,786,036 users to 2,474,601
and from 127,762,450 statuses to 216,783,278


+58% instances +1,584
+39% users +688,565
+70% statuses +89,020,828



In this period,
3,233 new instances joined the fediverse, 618,688 users signed up and wrote 85,294,859 statuses
while 1,667 instances became down, removing 32,499 users and 6,246,772 statuses.



Servers


#1 Mastodon

  • +717 instances
    1,925 new and 1,208 down
  • New users: 600,858
  • New statuses: 83,659,070

#2 Pleroma

  • +286 instances
    478 new and 192 down
  • New users: 2,535
  • New statuses: 1,234,860

#3 PeerTube

  • +188 instances
    280 new and 92 down
  • New users: 7,382
  • New statuses: 19,046

#4 Friendica

  • +59 instances
    108 new and 49 down
  • New users: 580
  • New statuses: 269,894

#5 WriteFreely

  • +66 instances
    69 new and 3 down
  • New users: 994
  • New statuses: 2,689

#6 Hubzilla

  • +45 instances
    66 new and 21 down
  • New users: 702
  • New statuses: 44,764

#7 Misskey

  • +37 instances
    63 new and 26 down
  • New users: 1,040
  • New statuses: 27,609

#8 WordPress

  • +37 instances
    37 new and 0? down
  • New users: 66
  • New statuses: 30

#9 PixelFed

  • +34 instances
    36 new and 2 down
  • New users: 3,668
  • New statuses: 18,215

#10 ActivityRelay

  • +23 instances
    23 new and 0? down

#11 Plume

  • +15 instances
    19 new and 4 down
  • New users: 437
  • New statuses: 472

#12 Funkwhale

  • +12 instances
    15 new and 3 down
  • New users: 11

#13 Osada

  • +10 instances
    11 new and 1 down
  • New users: 4
  • New statuses: 15

Declining servers

#1 GNU Social

  • -5 instances
    48 new and 53 down

#2 PostActiv

  • -5 instances
    2 new and 7 down



work in progress -- not completed yet, numbers are a bit wrong
Data from to (fediverse.network started crawling on the 23 April)
Counts does not includes instances that have been unreachable since 30 days after the last time period.
Died instances are instances without a successful check since 30 days after the last time period.
Servers are sorted by new instances.

Happy new year, thanks for reading! See you in twelve months...