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Apps with 'Fediverse' feature

  1. Mastodon icon
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    131 alternatives to Mastodon 

    Mastodon is a Free and Open Source federated social network, made with a focus on more personal interaction.

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    1.  DecentralizedMastodon is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Ad-freeMastodon doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Privacy focusedMastodon is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  Support for ActivityPubMastodon support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    5.  Two-factor AuthenticationMastodon supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    6.  Support for @mentionsMastodon supports the use of mentions through @ to a particular user, who will be notified personally.
    7.  No TrackingMastodon will not track you or use your personal data.
    8.  Dark ModeMastodon supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  2. PeerTube is a free, decentralized and federated video platform developed as an alternative to other platforms that centralize our data and attention, such as YouTube, Dailymotion or Vimeo. But one organization hosting PeerTube alone may not have enough money to pay for bandwidth...

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    1.  DecentralizedPeerTube is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Ad-freePeerTube doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Support for ActivityPubPeerTube support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    4.  Privacy focusedPeerTube is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  3. Pixelfed is an image sharing platform with focus on Privacy, Safety and Security, an ethical alternative to centralized platforms like Instagram. Federated, Ad-Free, No algorithms, No 3rd party analytics or tracking. Can run on your own server.

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    1.  DecentralizedPixelfed is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Privacy focusedPixelfed is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Support for ActivityPubPixelfed support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    4.  Ad-freePixelfed doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  4. Diaspora icon
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Ruby
    160 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  DecentralizedDiaspora is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Privacy focusedDiaspora is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  No TrackingDiaspora will not track you or use your personal data.
    4.  Support for ActivityPubDiaspora support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    5.  Support for MarkDownDiaspora supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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  5. Gab icon
    • Online
    • Android
    177 alternatives to Gab 

    Gab Social is an open source and fully decentralized social network powered by the Gab Platform. It is the new social network of Gab.com. This change was made to further Gab's commitment to its users trust and privacy online.

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    1.  Ad-freeGab doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Privacy focusedGab is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  DecentralizedGab is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    4.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Gab without registration.
    5.  Dark ModeGab supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Gab is less moderated compared to other social networks and could be offensive to some people

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  6. Lemmy icon
    • Online
    • Android
    • Self-Hosted
    • iPhone
    36 alternatives to Lemmy 

    Lemmy is similar to sites like Reddit, Lobste.rs, or Hacker News: you subscribe to forums you're interested in, post links and discussions, then vote, and comment on them. Behind the scenes, it is very different; anyone can easily run a server, and all these servers are...

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    1.  DecentralizedLemmy is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  LightweightLemmy consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  7. Pleroma icon

    Pleroma is a free, federated social networking server built on open protocols. It is compatible with GNU Social, Mastodon, and many other ActivityPub and OStatus implementations.

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    1.  Support for ActivityPubPleroma support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    2.  DecentralizedPleroma is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    3.  LightweightPleroma consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  No TrackingPleroma will not track you or use your personal data.
    5.  Privacy focusedPleroma is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    6.  Ad-freePleroma doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  8. BookWyrm icon
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    15 alternatives to BookWyrm 

    BookWyrm is a social network for tracking your reading, talking about books, writing reviews, and discovering what to read next. Federation allows BookWyrm users to join small, trusted communities that can connect with one another, and with other ActivityPub services like...

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    1.  DecentralizedBookWyrm is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Support for ActivityPubBookWyrm support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
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  9. PixelDroid icon
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
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    PixelDroid is a Free and Open Source Android client for Pixelfed, the federated image sharing platform.

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    1.  DecentralizedPixelDroid is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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  10. Misskey icon
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Self-Hosted
    31 alternatives to Misskey 

    A forever evolving, sophisticated microblogging platform.

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    1.  Support for ActivityPubMisskey support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    2.  DecentralizedMisskey is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    3.  Support for MarkDownMisskey supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    4.  Ad-freeMisskey doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  11. Inventaire is a book sharing webapp, inviting everyone to make the inventory of their books, define what they want to do with it (giving, sharing, selling), as well as who should be able to see it (shared publicly, or only visible to your friends and groups).

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    1.  Support for ActivityPubinventaire.io support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    2.  Crowdsourcedinventaire.io uses suggestions, information, etc., from a large group of people to improve the quality of the content.
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  12. Lemmur icon
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    34 alternatives to Lemmur 

    A mobile client for Lemmy - a federated reddit alternative

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    1.  Dark ModeLemmur supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  Multiple Account supportLemmur support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    3.  LightweightLemmur consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  13. A free, open-source iOS Mastodon client.

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    1.  Privacy focusedMetatext is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Dark ModeMetatext supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  14. Soapbox.pub icon
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Online
    7 alternatives to Soapbox.pub 

    Soapbox is customizable open-source software that puts the power of social media in the hands of the people. Feature-rich and hyper-focused on providing a user experience to rival Big Tech, Soapbox is already home to some of the biggest alternative social platforms on the...

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    Screenshot of Soapbox home feed.
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  15. GoToSocial icon
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • Kubernetes
    • YunoHost
    13 alternatives to GoToSocial 

    GoToSocial is an ActivityPub social network server, written in Golang.

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    1.  Ad-freeGoToSocial doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Support for ActivityPubGoToSocial support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    3.  DecentralizedGoToSocial is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    a screenshot of the GoToSocial web interface
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