Social Media and Communications

  • Cereal Soup

    Free Mac Windows Website

    Cereal Soup is an MMO-style animal roleplaying game where you customize your character, battle, and explore the world of Primordial. Has user submitted custom content for your character.


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  • Newgrounds

    Free Web Adobe Flash Player Website, the large Flash games and animation site that spawned Alien Hominid, has been accepting user-produced submissions since 1999. That it has been quietly spearheading for eight years what is only now being trumpeted about in the mainstream media is indicative of how overlooked the Flash games scene is.


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  • Inkbunny

    Free Web Website

    Inkbunny is a furry art community that helps artists showcase their artwork, comics, stories, music and animations. Join For Free to start exploring, sharing and selling!


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  • Weasyl

    Free Web Website

    Weasyl is a social gallery website designed for artists, writers, musicians, and more to share their work with other artists and fans.


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  • 8tracks

    Commercial Web Android Blackberry Kindle Fire Website

    Create playlists and discover great new music through online mixes made by music lovers worldwide.


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  • MyAnimeList

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Keep track of your completed anime and manga, browse the database to find new series, discuss on the forums or with friends. MyAnimeList is one of the most mature anime and manga trackers around, with a highly feature-rich experience.


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    Free Web Android iPhone Android Tablet MemoPad ... iPad Website

    WEBTOON is a digital comics platform with various comics for free on web and mobile.


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  • Tapas

    Free Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Put tens of thousands of comics and web novels in your pocket!

    Got a minute to kill at the bus stop, the bathroom (don’t worry – we won’t tell), or on your lunch break? Sounds like you need a story snack! Enjoy a quick laugh or get lost in a captivating story created by one of the thousands of creators on Tapas.

    ? Read up-and-coming authors and bestsellers like Andy Weir
    ? Sample stories completely FREE! The ultimate “try before you buy”
    ? Earn free coins to unlock episodes
    ? Join the community and support creators when you like, comment, and share
    ? Explore comedy, fantasy, romance, and more, or dive into one of our ever-growing collections – there’s something for everyone!


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  • Glitchwave

    Free Web Website

    Glitchwave is a community-built video game database where you can rate, review, catalog and discover new games as well as participate in contributing to the database itself. Part of the RateYourMusic family.


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  • LibraryThing

    Free Web Android iPhone Website

    LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for people who love to read. It allows users to easily create their own catalogs of books that they have read, own, or would like to read.


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  • Aether

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Open source, self-governing communities with auditable moderation and mod elections.


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  • LiveJournal

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Website

    Online blogging software - free for basic users!
    Personal publishing, community involvement and individual expression.


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  • Dreamwidth Studios

    Freemium Web Website

    Dreamwidth Studios is a home and a community for all kinds of creative folk. Share your writing, your artwork, or your innermost thoughts. Find others who create the sort of things you like to enjoy. Control who can see your creation with our fine-grained privacy controls. Participate in communities for any one of a hundred topics. We are an independent, Open Source, community-centric service, and we support diversity in all its forms. Come dream with us.


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  • Discogs

    Free Web Android iPhone Website

    Discogs is a crowdsourced music database and marketplace. Discover music, buy and sell music with collectors in the Marketplace in all physical formats.

    Shop for Music & Add to Your Collection
    • Browse available music from sellers across the world.
    • Complete purchases directly through the app using Discogs Payments or PayPal.
    • Music app purchases are routed through secure servers to encrypt and safeguard personal information.

    Sell Music From Your Collection
    • List items for sale on the Discogs Marketplace.
    • Track inventory of for sale items.
    • Respond to inquiries from other Discogs users.

    Catalog & Organize Your Collection
    • Add and remove items from your Discogs Collection on the go.
    • Check to see if you already own a record before you purchase it.
    • Use your phone's camera to search for a release by the barcode.
    • See how many items are in your Wantlist and Collection.
    • Monitor the low, median, and high estimated values of your Collection.

    View Marketplace Pricing
    • Utilize Discogs Marketplace price-range and sales history for vinyl, CD and cassette at your fingertips.
    • Know when you're striking gold with an unbeatable find by referencing marketplace data while crate digging.
    • Never pay more than a record is worth by comparing prices with historical sales data.
    • View your Collection's estimated value.

    Add to your Wantlist
    • Track your grail by adding it to your Wantlist.
    • Get notifications on price changes and new listings on items you are tracking.
    • Remove items from your Wantlist and add them to your Collection after purchasing.

    Manage your Account
    • Edit profile information for your personal Discogs account.
    • Monitor your buyer and seller ratings.
    • Reference your items for sale.
    • Keep track of incoming messages, send new messages, and organize your inbox.

    Discover New Music
    • Search the database and discover new music from anywhere.
    • Search VinylHub for record stores all over the world.


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  • OpenCritic

    Free Web Website

    OpenCritic is a review aggregator for video games. We gather game reviews from across the internet and bundle them together on a single game page.


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  • Rate Your Music

    Free Web Website

    Rate Your Music is a community-built music and film database where you can rate, review, catalog and discover new music and films as well as participate in contributing to the database itself.

    • Research music and film, cross-referenced by artist, label, location, and genre.
    • Charts: browse the charts to find the best (or worst) releases by any criteria, such as genre, location, release type, and more.

    If you create a RYM account (which is free), you can also do the following:

    • Rate, review, catalog and tag your music and film collection.
    • Create your own user profile, including the ability to upload pictures, build a friends list and socialize via private messages and your shoutbox.
    • Receive automatic recommendations for new music and films based on your personal ratings.
    • Be notified of upcoming releases by your favorite artists.
    • Create your own lists about music, films or anything else that comes to mind.
    • Participate in the RYM community on the RYM forums.
    • Maintain your concert attendance.
    • Contribute to an always-growing public database by adding new information and improving existing data.

    Rate Your Music is in the process of being rewritten and renamed, also planning to split its film section and adding video games, the three being named Sonemic (music), Cinemos (film), and Glitchwave (video games).


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    Free Web Self-Hosted Website

    A free, open, and not-for-profit platform for reviewing absolutely anything, in any language.

  • Letterboxd

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Software as a Service (SaaS) Apple TV ... iPad Android Tablet Website

    Letterboxd lets you keep track of every film you’ve seen, so you can instantly recommend one the moment someone asks, or check reactions to a film you’ve just heard about. We’re a global community of film fans who live to discuss, rate and rank what we watch.


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    Freemium Web iPhone iPad Website

    trakt helps you keep a record of what TV shows and movies you are watching. Based on your favorites, trakt recommends additional shows and movies you'll enjoy!

    There is an official API available which is already used by 3rd party developers to offer native Apps on Android and iOS. is a platform that does many things, but primarily keeps track of TV shows and movies you watch. It integrates with your media center or home theater PC to enable scrobbling, so everything is automatic. Some people like to check in from their phone, so we enable that too. Discover new shows and movies, follow people with similar tastes and voice your opinion.

    The API powers hundreds of apps on all the popular platforms like Kodi, Plex, MediaPortal, VLC, iOS, Android, Apple TV, Apple Watch, and more. The API is free to use, so start experimenting!

  • Social Home

    Free Web Self-Hosted Website

    Decentralized social network on the fediverse. Usable for both #microblogging and full length #blog posts. Editing both content and replies is supported.


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  • GNU social

    Free Self-Hosted Website

    GNU social is a continuation of the Small StatusNet iconStatusNet project. It is social communication software for both public and private communications. It is widely supported and has a large userbase. It is already used by the Free Software Foundation, and Richard Stallman himself.

    The history of GNU social

    GNU social was started in 2010 as a spin-off from the GNU FM project that was created to power music communities such as In 2013, Evan Prodromou continued to develop social software for the web as, and kindly donated all of his work to the Free Software Foundation, so we merged the existing project with StatusNet and another project called FreeSocial. And here we are.

    What's next?

    Thanks to Bytemark, GNU social has a new home in the UK, with resources to open a series of public GNU social servers for new users, including private servers dedicated to GNU social development.


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  • Hubzilla

    Free Web Self-Hosted Website

    Hubzilla is a powerful platform for creating interconnected based websites featuring a decentralised identity, communications, and permissions framework built using common webserver technology. Hubzilla is very suitable for communities (of any size).


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  • StoryGraph

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Book recommendation and community reviews. Key point is summary of what each book evokes from other members.


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  • BookWyrm

    Free Web Self-Hosted Website

    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 Mastodon and Pleroma.

    Track your reading

    And what your friends are reading
    Update your reading status as you start and finish books, post status updates as you go, and set an annual reading goal.

    Discover books

    Recommendations from people, not algorithms
    See what your friends are reading, and get opinions from your community.

    Share your thoughts

    The way you want to
    Write reviews or post casual commentary as you go, and control who gets to see your posts with granular privacy settings.


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  • Owncast

    Free Web Self-Hosted Website

    Owncast is a self-hosted live video and web chat server for use with existing popular broadcasting software. Point your live stream at a server you personally control and regain ownership over your content.


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