Mobilizon, the upcoming open federated alternative to Facebook Events, has reached its first crowdfunding goal of €20k:
This covers development of the events software itself.
The next goal, €35k, adds federation through ActivityPub, which will let people on the Fediverse share and join events. This could be crucial to helping many more people leave Facebook 👍
You can donate at the link above, and follow them on here at:
I don't understand why open source projects always try to start their own separate thing instead of working together. It's particularly problematic for social tools because critical mass adoption is so important.
mastodon.at is a microblogging site that federates with most instances on the Fediverse.