@Mayana Yes, I'm not a bot. The #matrix is currently consuming too many resources to provide big non-commercial public server services. Ongoing donations cover the content of the #xmpp server in some way. Matrix requires at least 100 times more resources for federation. For us, these are not personal preferences, but simply opportunities (XMPP) or lack of opportunity (Matrix).
To support this server and the OMN project https://opencollective.com/open-media-network