The cost of the acquisition remains undisclosed but the new team will take over operations on Dec. 21, the blog post said.
Japan-based Pawoo is the second-largest instance, which is another term for an internet server, on Mastodon with around 800,000 users.
Mask Network, which said the acquisition will help build a "decentralized social network and a free, open internet," has raised almost $50 million from investors since its launch in 2017, according to Crunchbase.
The Mask Network's native token, MASK, is currently trading at $2.28 having dwindled by 1.08% over the past 24-hours, according to CoinMarketCap.
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