Twitter’s decentralized offshoot Bluesky now has 2 million users

“blue sky, see what’s next” with button for create new account and button for sign-in, and category links for business, blog, and jobs.
A Bluesky sign-in screen. | Image: Bluesky

Bluesky, a decentralized social media app alternative to X (formerly Twitter), has announced that it has now crossed 2 million users — doing so just two months after crossing 1 million users. The company is also finally about to add a public web interface, which might help make it a more attractive destination for journalists and other users.

One big hurdle for Bluesky to reach a bigger audience is that people can’t view links to posts without being signed in, so the upcoming public web interface should finally help alleviate that problem. The public interface is slated for launch “around the end of this month,” according to the company’s blog post.

Bluesky will also open the floodgates for federation early next year. Bluesky is…

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