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    Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called...

    Free Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry ... Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad TweetDeck Blackberry 10 Nokia Store Kindle Fire

  • Friendica icon


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

    Open Source Self-Hosted PHP

  • BuddyPress icon


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

    Open Source Self-Hosted Wordpress

  • Ello icon


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

    Free Web / Cloud

  • icon is a social networking platform and microblogging service which enables its users to write messages of up to 256 characters. ...

    Commercial Web / Cloud Android iPhone

  • BabyTwit icon


    Babytwit is a micro-blogging site dedicated to school.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Minds icon


    We are a free and open-source platform to launch your digital brand, social network and mobile app. We are also a social network...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Android iPhone

  • Twii icon


    Twii is an free and open community social network dedicated to providing safe and secure environment as well as easy and fun system. ...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Tokumei icon


    What you have to say is more important than who you are — let your voice be heard.

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • Plerb icon


    Real-time discussions with friends, photos, and groups.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • WrongThink icon


    GNU social network compatible microblogging platform.

    Free Web / Cloud Comments

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Most of us understand the allure of Twitter. That allure is ...

Comment by throckmortonqdirktwister
about Jun 2011

Most of us understand the allure of Twitter. That allure is reproduced at with similar functionality (hashtags, retweets, etc), except is free and open-source. More specifically, is an implementation of, which is free and open-source. Anybody can implement on their own server; exists for those that just want a microblogging account. Anyway, other glories of are that you can log in with an OpenID account, you can easily set it up to forward your statuses to Twitter and Facebook and you can joing common-interest groups & broadcast to them using the exclamation mark tag. The populace of is currently a bunch of linux users, since they gravitate towards the FLOSS principle. I like it and will continue to use it to rob Twitter blind!