What is mspsocial.net?

A community centered on the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, and their surrounding region.

An alternative to social networks that connected people in the region that have either died away or driven people off with unethical or anti-social policies.

If you're a current Twitter user, here is a tool that can help Twitter friends find each other on Mastodon.

Home to 86 users
Who authored 10,913 statuses
Connected to 831 other instances

MSP Social is a noncommercial community service, hosted and administered by @lawremipsum. Users should not feel obligated to contribute financially to the project. But contributions to defray server costs and/or for possible future expansion are welcome at Patreon, Liberapay or via PayPal to lawremipsum at gmail. Donate using Liberapay


Recurring contributors: @hfrazey, @brennen@mastodon.social, and anonymous.


As a community platform, we hope and strive for constructive interaction with one another and the broader mastodon community.


Community platforms have an obligation to maintain an environment conducive to community. For this reason, participation may be subject to moderation. The following guidelines are are here to provide you with an insight into MSP Social content moderation policies and, therefore, the type of community we strive to promote. Ideally nobody will ever have to actively intervene–instead, people who find these guidelines unacceptable are encouraged to find someplace else to be.


The following uses are explicitly disallowed and will result in revocation of access to the service:

  • Sexual depictions of children
  • Advocating Nazis/White Nationalism


Any conduct intended to stalk or harass other users, or to impede other users from utilizing the service, or to degrade the performance of the service, or to harass other users, or to incite other users to perform any of the aforementioned actions, is disallowed, and subject to punishment up to and including revocation of access to the service. This includes, but is not limited to, the following behaviors:

  • Conversation with or conduct directed at a user that has specifically has requested for said engagement with that user to cease and desist may be considered harassment, regardless of platform-specific privacy tools employed.
  • Aggregating, posting, and/or disseminating a person's demographic, personal, or private data without express permission (informally called doxing or dropping dox) may be considered harassment.
  • Inciting users to engage another user in continued interaction or discussion after a user has requested for said engagement with that user to cease and desist (informally called brigading or dogpiling) may be considered harassment.


The following types of content will be removed from the public timeline, and may result in account suspension and revocation of access to the service:

  • Content illegal in Germany and/or France, such as holocaust denial or Nazi symbolism
    • Racism or advocation of racism
    • Sexism or advocation of sexism
    • Discrimination against gender and sexual minorities, or advocation thereof
    • Xenophobic and/or violent nationalism


    The following types of content will be removed from the public timeline:

    • Excessive advertising
    • Uncurated news bots posting from third-party news sources
    • Untagged nudity, pornography and sexually explicit content, including artistic depictions
    • Untagged gore and extremely graphic violence, including artistic depictions


    The above guidelines notwithstanding, the administration of the service reserves the right to revoke any user's access permissions, at any time, for any reason, except as limited by law.