After a year accumulating bug fixes, whack-a-mole protocol updates and other incremental improvements Epicyon version 1.5.0 - codename "Bounding Basset" - is hereby unleashed upon an unsuspecting internet.
The full changelog can be found here.
ActivityPub is still gaining popularity, mainly as the last best option. My impression is that the people leaving Twitter and joining the fediverse are not doing it because they're attracted to the features or decentralisation. They're doing it because there aren't other options which havn't been turned into unmoderated dumpster fires.
If you like this approach you can support the project on Patreon.