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  • Reddit icon


    Reddit is a social news site allowing users to submit articles, vote on them, and engage in discussions. Like other social news...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Self-Hosted

  • Slashdot icon


    News for nerds, stuff that matters. Slashdot (aka /.) is a technology-related news and discussion site with a focus on Linux, free and...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Lobsters icon


    Lobsters is a technology-focused link-aggregation site.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • spreadit Discontinued

    spreadit is a link aggregator and bullshit generator. It combines the best of structured conversations of reddit, the ability to...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • Skimur icon


    A community where people can discuss topics and share information safely.

    Free Windows

  • ZapChain icon


    ZapChain is a collection of communities where you can earn bitcoin for posting great content and joining discussions.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Newsbeard icon


    Simplified technology news aggregator

    Free Web / Cloud

  • SoylentNews icon


    News aggregation site that deliver articles about technology, science, and general interest.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Empeopled icon


    Empeopled is a content-sharing community that Pays a dividend when people up-vote your posts and comments Gives you more influence...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone

  • Steemit icon


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

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Linkibl icon


    Linkibl is where you can discover and share the Internet's most interesting content every day.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Commentum

    A Social Network without voting or likes, just comments. The more momentum your entry builds, the higher it get in the feed.

    Free Web / Cloud

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  • demcra icon


    The democratic reddit alternative.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • MetaFilter icon


    Weblog that anyone can contribute a link or comment to. A typical weblog is one person posting their thoughts on the unique things...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • TopTopic icon


    TopTopic is an uplifting space to create, discover, discuss and earn from compelling content.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • PushdUp icon

    PushdUp Discontinued

    A user curated news aggregator site that focuses on high quality articles.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

  • Frizbee icon


    We're the only decentralized democratic social aggregator website, and we put a big focus on privacy.

    Free Web / Cloud

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  • Allthink icon


    Grow your audience with a custom news community. Users can signup, submit links, like them, and comment. Style the look and feel of...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Echo JS

    Echo JS is a community-driven news site entirely focused on JavaScript development, HTML5, and front-end news.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Criticl icon


    We wanted to offer a totally open and level publishing platform for decentralized grassroots journalism and general political...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud

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    Discussion forum alternative to Reddit.

    Free Windows Linux Android

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    Lambda the Ultimate

    Lambda the Ultimate is a community blogging website about programming languages, their theory and their research created in 2000 by...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Newscombinator icon


    Newscombinator: Aggregated news from HN, Reddit, Slashdot, Firespotting, Woodspotting, Makernews and more

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • Unchy icon


    Unchy is an anonymous community where users can submit news, pictures, videos, stories, and more. No account is needed to post...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • entre news icon

    entre news

    Human curated collection of the best news for entrepreneurs, every day - about entrepreneurship, small businesses and startups. ...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Twincl icon


    Twincl is characterized by forum (including link sharing), Q&A, review and blog sites, using CommonMark as its writing format....

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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