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June 2022 update
Published on June 5, 2022 by Andre Staltz
Hey backers, This is the 46th newsletter I'm writing, and soon Manyverse will be a 4 year old project. That's a long time for a project that still isn't "ready". But the work we're doing is actually insanely hard: to make peer-to-peer socia...
May 2022 update
Published on May 5, 2022 by Andre Staltz
Hi backers! Thank you for your donation! There's lots of news to share with you this time. To start, here's a list of app improvements that Thomas and Andrew built for us last month, plus some guest contributions such as database tweaks fro...
April 2022 update
Published on April 5, 2022 by Andre Staltz
Dear backers, Thank you again for another month contributing to Manyverse. We bring a lot of news this time, on various topics! First of all it's fantastic to see how quickly Andrew Chou and Thomas Belin, our new developers, got used to the...
March 2022 update
Published on March 5, 2022 by Andre Staltz
Hey backers, Last month I asked on Twitter for people to donate to Manyverse, and to my surprise, we got +$500 (recurring) to our budget. Thank you! And welcome to the...
February 2022 update
Published on February 5, 2022 by Andre Staltz
Hey backers! Last month we launched Manyverse for Desktop, and the reception has been amazing: Francis: works and looks great, super happy to have this in the world, you should be proud! Gergely: This looks great, thank you so much! It’s be...
January 2022 update
Published on January 5, 2022 by Andre Staltz
2022 is the year of Manyverse for Desktop. The wait is over! After more than a year in development by Jacob and I, you can now enjoy the app on Windows, macOS, and Linux. Visit our...
December 2021 update
Published on December 5, 2021 by Andre Staltz
Hey backers, It may sound strange that Manyverse has been at version "zero" ever since it launched. Our releases so far have always been "0.YearMonth.Day", for instance, the latest 0.2112.3. That's not going to be the case forever. One day,...
November 2021 update
Published on November 5, 2021 by Andre Staltz
Hey backers! Usually this newsletter brings you one new release with a feature and a couple bug fixes. October was unusual, because I made 3 releases with this huge list of fixes and improvements: ✅ Bug fix: various problems with replicatio...
October 2021 update
Published on October 5, 2021 by Andre Staltz
Exactly three years ago we launched Manyverse and began this Open Collective. Today is a special day, and I prepared a retrospective video to celebrate it! Huge thanks to all our backers, some of you have been with us since...
September 2021 update
Published on September 5, 2021 by Andre Staltz
Hey backers, It's Manyverse day again! There's nothing special about the 5th day of the month, but it's been a tradition to send the newsletter on this day, so let's stick to it. This month's release has many small features and bug fixes wh...
August 2021 update
Published on August 5, 2021 by Andre Staltz
Dear backers, I'm very excited about Manyverse! Even though it's been 3 years, I feel like we are only now entering its golden phase. Although we are far from an ideal situation, several aspects are doing really well: app feature coverage,...
July 2021 update
Published on July 5, 2021 by Andre Staltz
Hey backers! It's the 5th day of the month again, and here's a new update on what's happening in the Manyverse project! We have a new release coming out today, with a focus on fixing bugs and crashes that were reported by users, but there a...
June 2021 update
Published on June 5, 2021 by Andre Staltz
Dear backers, I hope you are doing well! This month I bring some massive news for you regarding Manyverse and the SSB ecosystem. Rooms 2.0 After months of concerted effort from the...
May 2021 update
Published on May 5, 2021 by Andre Staltz
A social network off the grid Hey backers, I'm super grateful for all of you, all 137 of you, because you create financial stability for this project. Last month, one of you donated an incredible amount, that dou...
April 2021 update
Published on April 5, 2021 by Andre Staltz
A social network off the grid Hey backers, Thank you once again for financially supporting Manyverse! In this newsletter I bring some fresh news about the app and other progress in the SSB community. New re...
March 2021 update
Published on March 5, 2021 by Andre Staltz
A social network off the gridHey backers! I come with great news, today there's a release of Manyverse with the long-awaited new database! Minutes before writing this I was doing final tweaks and measurements to make sure that the app stays...
February 2021 update
Published on February 5, 2021 by Andre Staltz
A social network off the gridDear backers, Thank you for continuing supporting Manyverse! January was an intense month, as we worked really hard, while simultaneously the social media landscape went through some crazy turbulences following...
January 2021 update
Published on January 5, 2021 by Andre Staltz
A social network off the gridHey backers, I wish you a good start for 2021! As you'll read in this newsletter update, it will be a big year for Manyverse. You may not remember how the app was one year ago, but a lot was achieved in 2020: iO...
December 2020 update
Published on December 5, 2020 by Andre Staltz
A social network off the gridDear backers, I hope you're having a good start to your holiday season! To the new backers in this OpenCollective, welcome to this newsletter! We send this by email on the 5th day of every month, packed with inf...
November 2020 update
Published on November 5, 2020 by Andre Staltz
A social network off the gridHey backers, Here's another monthly report arriving in your inbox. I need to remind you all that I am extremely thankful for your continued support! New releaseVersion 0.2011.5 is rolling out to...