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Geminispace: Still Growing, Still Community-Controlled

Summary: Almost 2.4k live (online) capsules are observed by Lupa right now (there are more, but Lupa cannot see them all), with just 31 more to go before this 2,400 milestone

THE growth of Gemini did not stop. 2021 and 2022 were exciting years of growth for Gemini; we made many videos and published many articles about that. Just because we barely do that anymore doesn't mean we mothballed the thing and it doesn't mean that users abandoned it. In terms of the number of Gemini servers, it continues to grow. In terms of actual users who surf Geminispace, that too is growing. Here are the stats for the last two weeks of March, from Techrights alone:

 24644 page requests on 2023/03/17
 34315 page requests on 2023/03/18
 33622 page requests on 2023/03/19
 37344 page requests on 2023/03/20
 18577 page requests on 2023/03/21
 12592 page requests on 2023/03/22
 23301 page requests on 2023/03/23
 15574 page requests on 2023/03/24
 38011 page requests on 2023/03/25
 18483 page requests on 2023/03/26
 35098 page requests on 2023/03/27
 17227 page requests on 2023/03/28
 8096 page requests on 2023/03/29
 7546 page requests on 2023/03/30
 33676 page requests on 2023/03/31


Almost 50,000 of the above were transported through a Web proxy.

"Many people use "apps", but that's a different problem..."The Tux Machines Gemini capsule, which is relatively new (only months old), there have been 14.5k requests since the start of the month (April). So there too there has been a lot of activity.

The World Wide Web is shrinking (more sites shut down than new ones created; Google continues to dominate), but people flock elsewhere. They're still online, but they may be using other protocols. Many people use "apps", but that's a different problem...

Here is the growth of Gemini visualised (graph plotted just 2 hours old). Gemini, unlike W3C-led bloat, is community-controlled.

Gemini capsules April 2023



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