Recently multiple new tools to find people to follow have launched. This is part of a more focused awareness of the need to improve the onboarding experience for new users, as well as improving the experience for current users. One of the side effects of not having algorithmic discovery on the fediverse is that content discovery is harder, and requires more active input from users. This mainly happens by putting in more effort in finding interesting accounts to follow.
Interesting article to read on fediversereport.com with references to useful sites to follow diverse people.