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  • Stack Exchange icon

    Stack Exchange

    Stack Exchange is a fast-growing network of 84 [and counting] question and answer sites on diverse topics from software programming to cooking to photography and gaming. We are an expert knowledge exchange: a place where physics...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Voat.co icon

    Voat.co

    Voat is a censorship-free community platform based in Switzerland where content is submitted, organized, moderated and voted on (ranked) by the users. Users can earn a percentage of our ad-revenue share for the content they submit.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

    • Similar voting style with ranking of links Guest • Jun 2015 Disagree   Agree
    • Better upvote code, better restriction on downvoting, no censorship. Wulfang • Aug 2015 Disagree   Agree
    • Better moderation, less rules & more freedom of speech Guest • Feb 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Isnt filled with cat videos and memes like reddit. Just the good discussions. EvenSteven • Jun 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • Hacker News icon

    Hacker News

    Hacker News is a social news website that caters to programmers and entrepreneurs, delivering content related to computer science and entrepreneurship.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Digg icon

    Digg

    Digg delivers the most interesting and talked-about stories on the Web right now. IPhone and iPad apps available. * Read every story in a clean, mobile-friendly view * Introducing Digg Reader ! Subscribe to your favorite...

    Free Web / Cloud iPhone iPad

    • It doesn't allow users to post content. It allows only commenting on content. Guest • Sep 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • vi.sualize.us icon

    vi.sualize.us

    A social bookmarking website for visual contents — vi.sualize.us allows you to remember your favorite images around the web, and share them with everyone. Sometimes, you are looking through pictures and one of them catches your eye....

    Freemium Web / Cloud iPhone iPad

  • 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

  • Telescope icon

    Telescope

    Telescope is an open-source app that lets you easily set up your own online community. You can use it to create your own discussion board, social news site (like Hacker News or...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • Hubski icon

    Hubski

    Hubski is a community for sharing thoughtful information and conversation. Here you can find interesting stories, ideas and events, and share what interests you with others. Your hub is made of your posts to Hubski, and the posts...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • 4chan icon

    4chan

    4chan is a simple image-based bulletin board where anyone can post comments and share images. There are boards dedicated to a variety of topics, from Japanese animation and culture to videogames, music, and photography. Users do not...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Kliqqi

    Kliqqi - formerly known as Pligg CMS - is a powerful content management system that lets you to easily create a social network or online social community similar to Facebook, Reddit, or Twitter.

    Open Source Linux Web / Cloud

  • Riple icon

    Riple

    Discover and share the best web content together. Join groups to discover content curated by like minded people. Push your favorite online content to your friends and groups via our share sheet extension or within the app.

    Free iPhone

  • 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

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    LWN.net

    LWN.net aims to be the premier news and information source for the free software community. We provide comprehensive coverage of development, legal, commercial, and security issues. The LWN.net Weekly Edition is our weekly summary of...

    Open Source 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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    Snapzu

    Snapzu is basically reddit alternative. It is a bit better looking, and the community is rather small so far, but growing. Official description: Snapzu is a platform for web content creation, aggregation & discovery, where users...

    Free Web / Cloud

    • Has nearly the same funtions, paired with a nice GUI. Guest • Jul 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    Clipped

    Clipped summarizes news articles into bullet points. It's patent pending algorithm extracts the most important information from text so that you only have to read what matters. Read stuff blazing fast, and discover content like...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Chrome OS

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    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

  • demcra icon

    demcra

    The democratic reddit alternative.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    Frizbee

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

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Skimur icon

    Skimur

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

    Free Windows

  • 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

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    Euclid's Prime

    Stripped down news feed.

    Free Web / Cloud

    • Discontinued Website unavailable.
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    Lainchan

    Lainchan is a great imageboard package, actively building on it and adding a lot of features and other improvements.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • ZapChain icon

    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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    Noosfeer

    Noosfeer, the simplest way to discover inspirational stories and ideas on the web.

    Free 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

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    duno.com

    Discussion forum alternative to Reddit.

    Free Windows Linux Android

  • quippd icon

    quippd

    quippd is a social news site that anyone can edit.

    Free Web / Cloud

    • Discontinued Website not available.
  • Thymble icon

    Thymble

    Thimble is an open-source, community-based news platform built with Ruby on Rails. Much like Reddit or Hacker News, users are identified by pseudonyms and all content posted is generated by user.

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Ruby on Rails

  • Domain Probe icon

    Domain Probe

    A vote driven user content forum with a suite of programs to check the records and availability of domains. Read funny links and comments as you port scan, check IP addresses, view CNAME records, run a ping, and more.

    Free Web / Cloud

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    dirty.us

    Dirty.us is a social news website, where everybody can create and nurture a community on any subject. Key aspects of dirty.us are transparency and democracy. Everybody's vote is made public and members of communities elect their...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    WallKeeper

    WallKeeper is a community powered news aggregator. There are categories dedicated to different topics where users can post links, share images or start a discussion. The front end is maintained by moderators depending on importance...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    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

Reddit Comments

kinda sucks

Negative Comment by jamiegray
about Reddit Jul 2016

came looking for an alternative to reddit because reddit's user interface is ugly (online; the apps can be quite nice) ...but unfortunately voat is the exact same thing as reddit the only difference is that there are no moderators.

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Where can I find alternatives platforms for community managers and developers?

Comment by Zizoo
about Reddit and vBulletin Jun 2014

You can make a subreddit easily enough and become a mod there, or you can take the source and use it on your own website, since the code is free. I'd like to have a way to show Reddit alternatives specific to this usage? For instance one might list vBulletin as an alternative.

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uberlame

Negative Comment by n-----
about Reddit and Snapzu, Digg Jan 2014

When Digg it was kind of cool and got ruined by investors that removed the top 700 users to be able to push their own stories more effectively.
At that time the kids with absolutely no friends discovered reddit and liked the puristic look.
Reddit grew and even was able to shake of some of the control Condé Nast has and become the number one in aggregating links. Hooray.
But just like every system the ideals and rules fail at some point in time. So Reddit got more and more users, reposts became daily and even though the content got more and more mainstream (by deleting subs such as jailbait etc.) the number of users was still increasing. Everybody can create a sub and discuss anything. And that "anything" led to the most absurd and even illegal subs. So moderators of subs were enabled to ban users. That wasn't part of the original reddit concept and made reddit the next dig: a crappy bloated system with unbearable people in power.
Reddit calls one of the most devlish functions "shadow ban" and allows all mods to ban users from subs they moderate or even from entire reddit. There is even a sub about that: http://www.reddit.com/r/shadowban

But, you can guess, this was a stupid idea because it became a tool for many to silence users with opinions they just didn't like.
Tools to check on bans emerged: http://shadowbancheck.appspot.com and there are hordes of internet bullies trolling the s*#t out of reddit.

New communities like 9Gag or SnapZu are comming up with more creativity and/or focus on certain aspects of digital life.

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The narwhal bacons at midnight...

Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about Reddit Sep 2011

I like Reddit better than Digg because I can filter what things I see on there. My Reddit homepage consists entirely of pictures of cats, PC building tips, and rage comics. More or less.

What I DON'T like about Reddit is that their website is super-slow. Reloading the homepage takes a million years, and every once in a while, loading the comments section just causes my old Windows computer to freeze for 10 seconds. :(

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