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Social Networks

Sharing ideas in a space with like-minded people has been radically simplified since the introduction of networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Their proliferation and ease of use ensures that you will find sources of welcome and open discussion about your interests and beliefs no matter what they may be.

Platforms

  • Online
  • iPhone
  • Android
  • iPad
  • Windows
  • Android Tablet
  • Mac
  • Self-Hosted
  • Linux
  • Windows Phone
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Chrome OS
  • Blackberry
  • Google Chrome
  • Windows S
  • iOS
  • Firefox
  • Kindle Fire
  • Wordpress
  • Windows Mobile
  • Mastodon
  • PHP
  • Apple Watch
  • Blackberry 10
  • BSD
  • Android Wear
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Features

  • Chat
  • Location-based
  • Photo Sharing
  • Community based
  • Team Collaboration
  • Blogging
  • Group chat
  • Decentralized
  • Integrated Chat
  • Instagram integration
  • Social media integration
  • Social Bookmarking
  • Music Discovery
  • Task Management
  • Video Sharing
  • News aggregator
  • Search engine
  • Privacy focused
  • Free Speech
  • Web-Based
  • IFTTT integration
  • Content discovery
  • Schedule tweets
  • Portfolio
  • Live Chat
  • Multiple Account support
  • Content curation
  • Gaming
  • Distributed
  • Facebook integration
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License

  • Free
  • Open Source
  • Paid

Twitter

Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 280-character messages called "tweets".

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Facebook

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected.

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Google Plus

The Google+ project aims to make sharing on the web more like sharing in real life.

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FreezeCrowd

FreezeCrowd is a social network that connects people in group photos. The motto is to break the ice and connect with your friends through the photos.

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Tumblr

Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. It's where your interests connect you with your people.

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Papaly

Discontinued

The official website is down since October 2018, the iOS app is no longer on the Appstore, the Chrome extension is not updated since July 2017 and the Firefox one since September 2016.

Papaly is a simple social bookmarking tool to manage all your links. Create custom boards and categories. Share and follow topics of interest to discover new content.

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Diaspora

Diaspora is a federated social networking service, designed to be a more privacy-aware alternative to...

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Qiqqa

Discontinued

No update since 2015, it seems like development has stopped.

Qiqqa is free award-winning knowledge-, research- and reference management software.

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Instagram

Instagram is a fast, beautiful and fun way to share your life with friends through a series of pictures.

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Mendeley

Mendeley helps manage and share academic knowledge: Mendeley Desktop is free academic software (Windows, Mac, Linux) for organizing and sharing research papers and generating...

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Mastodon

Mastodon is a decentralized microblogging engine.FEATURES- Free and open-source.- Decentralized, no worries about a single company controlling your communications.

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LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking service, mainly used for professional networking.

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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.

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Hootsuite

HootSuite is a social media management system for brand management.

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foursquare

Foursquare is all about helping you find new ways to explore your city.

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Glip

Glip is instant messaging for teams and businesses to communicate and get work done at the same time.

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Desura

Discontinued

Desura was shut down a couple years ago.

Desura is a digital distribution service for gamers, putting the best games, mods and downloadable content at your fingertips and ready to play.

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Google +1

Discontinued

Service inactive as of April 2019

Click the +1 button to publicly give something your stamp of approval.

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Gab

Warning

Gab has been widely described as a haven for extremists who have been banned from other social networks.

A social network that champions free speech, individual liberty and the free flow of information online.

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VK

VK is a social network that unites people all over the world and helps them communicate comfortably and promptly.

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Medium

Medium is a new place on the Internet where people share ideas and stories that are longer than 140 characters and not just for friends.

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Friendica

Distributed social network. With focus on decentralization, privacy, interoperability.

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Hall

Discontinued

Hall has been acquired by Atlassian, and the product will cease of exist in favour of HipChat.

Real-time chat & texting for business teams.Free on Mac, Windows, Web, Android, and iPhone** Why Business Teams Love Using Hall **Group & Private Chat

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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.

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Samepage

"All-in-one" team collaboration & project management app. Free, fully-featured & unlimited group chat via text, voice, & video. File sharing & synchronization. Task & calendar management. Real-time document coauthoring. .

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