I've been running my own private Mastodon instance for over a year now, and I will say that it's quite reliable. Haven't had a single instance of unplanned downtime, nor have I spent any time on server maintenance!
Sometimes, yeah. Sometimes when I tap on a toot, it doesn't load the replies. It's hit or miss, not sure why.
@jcorgan Nostr is making good advancements; there are even services that make it easy to run your own relay. Nostr is by far my favorite social network these days.
This server is a private instance for Jameson Lopp by Jameson Lopp