net neutrality to your uncle who’s still only with cable TV?

Let’s start simple. How do you explain the fediverse to your aunt who never even tried Facebook.

It’s the time of the year when we talk with family members we don’t know very well about the stuff we like. But some stuff are hard to explain. So let’s help each other! I’m gonna post some concepts, y’all reply with short ways to explain that to someone who knows nothing.
(Make sure you’re replying to the correct one so we can build like a dictionary of explanations!)

Idle Mastodon is one server in the network