Alternatives to Twitter for all platforms with any license

  • Facebook icon

    Facebook

    Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. Millions of people use Facebook everyday to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos...

    Free Web / Cloud Android Windows Mobile iPhone Java Mobile S60 ... HP webOS Blackberry Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

  • Tumblr icon

    Tumblr

    Micro-blogging. Tumblr lets you effortlessly share anything. Post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos, from your browser, phone, desktop, email, or wherever you happen to be. You can customize everything, from colors, to...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Windows Phone iPad Kindle Fire

    • Great place for photographer and graphic artists AndrewSB49May 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Diaspora

    Diaspora is a federated social networking service, designed to be a more privacy-aware alternative to Facebook . Share what you want, with whom you want. Diaspora lets you sort your connections into groups called aspects. Unique...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Linux BSD Ruby

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    Friendica

    Friendica is a distributed social network application which runs on commodity hosting platforms - PHP/MySQL/Apache. (If you can install Drupal or Wordpress you can probably install Friendica) A single Friendica installation...

    Open Source Self-Hosted Linux BSD PHP

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    Gnu Social

    GNU social is a continuation of the StatusNet project. It is social communication software for both public and private communications. It is widely supported and has a large userbase. It is already...

    Open Source Self-Hosted

  • Ello icon

    Ello

    Ello is a simple, beautiful, and ad-free social network created by a small group of artists and designers. We originally built Ello as a private social network. Over time, so many people wanted to join Ello that we built a public...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Known

    Known is a simple platform for publishing words, pictures, podcasts and more to a site that you control. Choose to share it on social networks like Twitter and Facebook, or extend it to integrate with the software you already use. ...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    Identi.ca

    identi.ca is a free personal web server that implements a distributed social networking service. It is based on pump.io, a free software which make up the distributed social network.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Twister icon

    Twister

    twister is the fully decentralized P2P (Peer-to-peer) microblogging platform leveraging from the free software implementations of Bitcoin and BitTorrent protocols.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • The problem is that Twitter does not preserve your privacy when you Tweet. Firstly, all your connections, who you follow and what you like or retweet is used as a way of profiling you. Secondly, all information about you can be subpoenad very easily. Twister is an alternative that does preserve your privacy and distributes info in a way that isn't centralized for one person/company to give away to others. JohnFastmanDec 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Minds

    We are a free and open-source platform to launch your digital brand, social network and mobile app. We are also a social network ourselves. It is a global social network of social networks. • Have private, encrypted chats with...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Android iPhone

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    Musteus

    A social media for a user friendly communication. You can crate in your profile different topics/terms which your follower can follow. All the posts have a reach of 100%.

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad

    • Whit his system of tags for categories, its a good alternative for searching interests to follow. Guest • 7 days ago Disagree   Agree
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    BlaBlaNet

    BlaBlanet decentralized social network service. Connect with friends, family . Share photos and videos, send messages and chat with people you know. Caldav and Cardav support Store privately your contact with your phone. News feed...

    Open Source Windows Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Linux

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    Patchwork

    It's better than email because: - Private messages are end-to-end encrypted, always. - You have to follow somebody to get messages from them, so you won't get spammed. - Your mail can be public broadcasts or private...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued According to the GitHub page: "Patchwork is no longer maintained. " :-( See https://github.com/ssbc/patchwork
    • Patchwork is a decentralized messaging platform where your computer networks have the same topology as your social networks. Guest • Nov 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Libertree

    Libertree is free, libre, open-source software which is intended to provide a way for people to create their own social network. Libertree social networks can be free from commercial influence and manifestation, such as behaviour...

    Open Source Self-Hosted

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    GAB

    Gab is a people first social network -Users can post “Gabs,” which have a 300 character limit -Users can follow other Gabbers and be followed back -Users can upvote or downvote Gabs -Top Gabs are ranked based on these votes -Gabs...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Mastodon

    Mastodon is a decentralized microblogging engine, an alternative implementation of the Gnu Social project. FEATURES - Free and open-source. - Decentralized, no worries about a single company controlling your communications. -...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted GitHub

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    LiveTalkie

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

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Plurk

    Plurk is a social journal for your life. Plurk is an easy way to chronicle and share the things you do, the way you feel, and all the other things in between that make up your life, with the people close to you. It's instant...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Soup.io

    Soup is a tumblelog, a super-easy blog that can do more than just text: post links, quotes, videos, audio, files, reviews and events. Soup can aggregate everything you create online into one place, in your own style, at your own...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Noiys

    Post a note anonymously. It's viewed by many, then deleted. Try not to be a dick.

    Free Web / Cloud

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    BroadTags

    Broadtags is a new free social network where you can follow #Hashtags, not people to find and follow interesting trending topics! Follow the top #Hashtags and see them on your feed, or explore them and discover something that you...

    Free Android iPhone iPad

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    Tweet It!

    "Tweet It!" is designed with every single Windows device in mind. From phone with touch screen to desktop PC with mouse and keyboard you'll have great expirience. And Continuum support for pleasant PC like Twitter...

    Commercial Windows Windows RT Windows Phone

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    Viadeo

    Viadeo is a professional social network used by over 40 million professionals in 226 countries worldwide. Our members consist of business owners, entrepreneurs and managers from a diverse range of businesses - both start-up and...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry Windows Phone

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    Refined Twitter

    The new mobile web version of Twitter is much faster and better looking than the desktop one. When you open a link that would normally be to desktop Twitter, this extension redirects you to the mobile web version and makes it wider.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Chrome

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    JumzleR

    JumzleR is great for chatting, making friends, sharing interests, and even dating and it's free!

    Free Personal Web / Cloud

  • Futurenet icon

    Futurenet

    Welcome to the Futurenet Multimedia Club, the new social network which pay you to be social. We are already more than 1 millions users. Sign up to join our community.

    Free Web / Cloud iPhone

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    Aeries

    Aeries is a powerful Twitter client exclusively for Windows. Aeries has been designed to make using Twitter easier than ever, all packaged together in a slickly designed app. Fall in love with Twitter again through the power of...

    Commercial Windows Windows RT Windows Phone

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    MeWe

    Used to be called Sgrouples, now its MeWe offered by the company Sgrouples Inc. On its homepage their motto is "The World's Private Communication Network" and "Join the privacy revolution". Their big thing is...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone

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    Fenice

    Fenice is a full-featured Twitter app for Windows designed to offer the best Twitter experience to every user (pro or casual ones). TOP FEATURES - Interactive notifications: reply, add to favorites or retweet a mention without...

    Commercial Windows Windows Phone

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    Plag

    Plag is an essentially different way to spread information. The idea for Plag is to create a perfect medium for spreading information as wide as it deserves to be spread, without any boundaries. Plag works like a virus. When you...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet

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    Twidge

    Twidge is a tool for interacting with microblogging sites such as Twitter and identi.ca. Twidge is a full command-line client. It is designed to be useful when you’re sitting at a shell prompt. It’s also designed to work well with...

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 1.1.1, released in June 2014, can be still downloaded from GitHub.
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    hibloo

    hibloo is an international platform to chat and connect with each other online. Here you get to meet hundreds of users from around the globe using cellphone and get to use features such as instant messaging, Private chat, forums...

    Free Web / Cloud Android Kindle Fire

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    Evrybit

    Evrybit allows anyone to tell stories from anywhere in real time using their iPhone. These "stories" are composed of different media elements: video, photos, audio, text or drawings and can be embedded, shared or sent to...

    Free iPhone

Twitter Comments

it's fine

Comment by sebastiandowny
about Twitter May 2016

it's a diary for some people...

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Timeline changes

Comment by 11009723
about Twitter Feb 2016
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Perfect

Positive Comment by Mighty_Mac
about Twitter May 2012

It's just like Facebook!...but without all of it's crap

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It's fun to talk about yourself, even when nobody's listeni ...

Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about Twitter Jun 2011

It's fun to talk about yourself, even when nobody's listening. :P

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Who would've thought that 140-character tweets are so addic ...

Comment by arahman56
about Twitter Jun 2011

Who would've thought that 140-character tweets are so addictive!

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