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    The Google+ project aims to make sharing on the web more like sharing in real life. Sharing is a huge part of the web, a part that...

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    VK is a social network that unites people all over the world and helps them communicate comfortably and promptly.

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    Friendica is a distributed social network application which runs on commodity hosting platforms - PHP/MySQL/Apache. (If you can...

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    Social networking in a box. Build a social network for your company, school, sports team or niche community all based on the power and...

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    Path is a personal social network designed to help you be closer with family and friends. Now with Path 3, we’ve added private...

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    Ello is a simple, beautiful, and ad-free social network created by a small group of artists and designers. We originally built Ello...

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    Known is a simple platform for publishing words, pictures, podcasts and more to a site that you control. Choose to share it on social...

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    Hubzilla is a powerful platform for creating interconnected based websites featuring a decentralised identity, communications, and...

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    Our philosophy is that your data are yours and you must always be in control. Movim achieves this through a complete decentralisation...

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    kune is a social network where you can communicate, collaborate and share between equals, using different web tools: documents...

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    Aether is a free app that you use to read, write in, and create community moderated, distributed, and anonymous forums, an “anonymous...

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    Brand new full featured free social network. Friends, Posts, Likes, Comments, Notifications, Messages, Etc.

    Free Web / Cloud

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    BlaBlanet decentralized social network service. Connect with friends, family . Share photos and videos, send messages and chat with...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    Open source PHP social networking software with Facebook-style newsfeed. Free plugins, themes, easy installation and auto-updates.

    Open Source Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Jostle's social intranet makes it easy to inform & connect employees to get work done. It's easy to share news, align...

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    Used to be called Sgrouples, now its MeWe offered by the company Sgrouples Inc. On its homepage their motto is "The World's...

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    A non-censored social platform where users are incentivized to contribute and curate content. The users decide what is valuable by...

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    hibloo is an international platform to chat and connect with each other online. Here you get to meet hundreds of users from around the...

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    Grewpler is an interest based simple social networking site, that allows users to post pictures, documents, videos, and articles on...

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    Welcome to the Futurenet Multimedia Club, the new social network which pay you to be social. We are already more than 1 millions...

    Free Web / Cloud iPhone

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    Friendio is a social networking utility that helps you share with friends & family. It's private and keeps your circles...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Tuenti Discontinued

    Tuenti is a private social platform used by millions of people to communicate and share every day.

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Java Mobile S60 Blackberry ... Android Tablet iPad

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    So.cl (pronounced "social") is a social networking service and social search engine operated by Microsoft FUSE Labs. Usage...

    Free Personal Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

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    Hitch - Discover Your World

    Hitch is a messaging app to chat with people nearby. Discover who is around you, meet new people, follow interesting conversations...

    Free Android iPhone

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    Mastodon is a decentralized microblogging engine, an alternative implementation of the Gnu Social project. FEATURES - Free and...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted GitHub

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    Zoho Connect

    Zoho Connect is the social network for your company that lets your employees connect with each other, share ideas and collaborate...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Chrome OS iPad

Diaspora Comments


Positive Comment by restukape
about Diaspora Aug 2016

August 27th marks four years since diaspora* was placed into the hands of its community by its founders. Four years of refactoring, fixing bugs, redesigning the interface and introducing new features. Since the last release, 42 volunteer contributors have added 44221 lines of code in six major releases.
Today they are releasing diaspora* version 0.6, the biggest version diaspora*’s community has ever released.

Official blog-post


A Very Good Alternative, But...

Comment by arkadiydeliev
about Diaspora Aug 2016

Choice of pods and a small amount of active users in each of them is a big limitation. None of my friends are on any of the pods, making it pointless if you want to socialise with people you know, but if you want to meet likeminded individuals, just a place for you!