Hi and hello to all the old followers who might now notice that the account has moved.
I have been preparing for this for about a week, tooting about it giving people time to manually follow me here (or un-follow me at m.s if that's how the cookie crumbles). About 500 people did follow me manually, thank you!
I have now *moved* the account, and that means *all* followers are now moved to this new account. Welcome!
@rysiek I haven't done a formal count, but 25% sounds within reason for my own experience.
Simple account attrition may account for much of that. Mastodon is dynamic, many people try it out for a bit, quite a few leave after a while.
I just did a check on my principle Aspect (sort of like a list) on Diaspora. It's a few years old, and I expected a fair share of no-shows. Of 42 profiles, only 3 had no traffic in 2+ years, another 4--5 hadn't posted in about 6 months, though seem to appear periodically. The rest were all active.
Just for a few more datapoints.
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