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  • Reddit icon

    Reddit

    Reddit is a social news site allowing users to submit articles, vote on them, and engage in discussions. Like other social news websites, Reddit is divided into categories. In addition to being able to vote for and against articles...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Self-Hosted

  • Slashdot icon

    Slashdot

    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 software and information freedom and privacy issues. The software it runs on, called...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    Lobsters

    Lobsters is a technology-focused link-aggregation site. The site is driven by Ruby on Rails with the source code being freely available for those seeking to create a site similar to Reddit or Hackernews.

    Open Source Web / Cloud Ruby on Rails

  • Steemit icon

    Steemit

    A non-censored social platform where users are incentivized to contribute and curate content. The users decide what is valuable by voting, and content regarded valuable is rewarded with money.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Indie Hackers icon

    Indie Hackers

    Founders share the revenue numbers behind their profitable apps, side projects, and businesses, and give in-depth interviews about how they did it.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Newsbeard icon

    Newsbeard

    Simplified technology news aggregator.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • spreadit

    spreadit is a link aggregator and bullshit generator. It combines the best of structured conversations of reddit, the ability to embed code, LaTeX and community moderation from stackoverflow, and the anonymity/ability to interact...

    Open Source Linux BSD

    • Discontinued Error 404 on website
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    Old Pluto

    Old Pluto is a news search engine. Rather than offering you recommendations of what to read like other websites, Old Pluto aims to give you tools to find what you think is important for yourself.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Unchy icon

    Unchy

    Unchy is an anonymous community where users can submit news, pictures, videos, stories, and more. No account is needed to post, comment, or vote. With thousands of different categories, you can discuss just about anything.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • MetaFilter icon

    MetaFilter

    Weblog that anyone can contribute a link or comment to. A typical weblog is one person posting their thoughts on the unique things they find on the web. This website exists to break down the barriers between people, to extend a weblog...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Skimur icon

    Skimur

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

    Free Windows

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    Newscombinator

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

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    ZapChain

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

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Empeopled icon

    Empeopled

    Empeopled is a content-sharing community that Pays a dividend when people up-vote your posts and comments Gives you more influence based on the amount of up-votes you've received Empowers you to decide the site's future...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone

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    SoylentNews

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

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Linkibl icon

    Linkibl

    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

    The democratic reddit alternative.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    Euclid's Prime

    Stripped down news feed.

    Free Web / Cloud

    • Discontinued Website unavailable.
  • PushdUp icon

    PushdUp

    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

    • Discontinued Site/service unavailable.
  • Frizbee icon

    Frizbee

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

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Allthink icon

    Allthink

    Grow your audience with a custom news community. Users can signup, submit links, like them, and comment. Style the look and feel of your community to match your brand. Use any domain or subdomain you wish for your community. Free and...

    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

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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 Ehud Lamm. The site is dedicated to the study of programming languages, in all their details and...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Criticl icon

    Criticl

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

    Free Windows Web / Cloud

  • duno.com icon

    duno.com

    Discussion forum alternative to Reddit.

    Free Windows Linux Android

  • entre news icon

    entre news

    Human curated collection of the best news for entrepreneurs, every day - about entrepreneurship, small businesses and startups. Considering the fact that the Internet is full of irrelevant web pages containing mixed information...

    Free Web / Cloud

    • Discontinued Website/service unavailable.
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    Twincl

    Twincl is characterized by forum (including link sharing), Q&A, review and blog sites, using CommonMark as its writing format. Twincl features innovative Markdown editing, topic trees, voting/remarks, selected posts, senior...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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