Social Media and Communications

Different social media and communication apps, particularly alternatives or frontends to other social media sites

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Tori List by Tori , last updated 2022-11-15
  1. Cereal Soup icon

    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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  2. Newgrounds icon

    Newgrounds.com, 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...

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Adobe Flash Player
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  3. Inkbunny icon

    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!

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
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  4. Weasyl icon

    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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  5. 8tracks icon

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

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    Search Music
  6. MyAnimeList icon

    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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    Front Page
  7. WEBTOON icon

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

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • MemoPad
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  8. Tapas icon

    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 t.

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
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  9. Glitchwave icon

    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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  10. LibraryThing icon

    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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  11. Aether icon

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

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  12. LiveJournal icon

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

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  13. Dreamwidth Studios icon

    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.

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  14. Discogs icon

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

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  15. OpenCritic icon

    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. By bringing in several different critics and publications, we hope that consumers can get a more complete picture when deciding...

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  16. Rate Your Music icon

    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.

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  17. lib.reviews icon

    We believe that the information we use to make decisions -- about what book to read, what place to stay at or what product to buy -- will be of higher quality if we organize it transparently, through an open community.

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  18. Letterboxd icon

    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.

    • Movie Database
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple TV
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
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  19. Trakt.tv icon

    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!

    • Episode Tracker
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
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  20. Social Home icon

    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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  21. GNU social icon

    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.

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    Screenshot of a GNU social website with Swedish localization.
Source Wikipedia / FSF
  22. Hubzilla icon

    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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    Channel
  23. StoryGraph icon

    The StoryGraph helps you track your reading and choose your next book based on your mood and your favorite topics and themes.

    • Social Network
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
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  24. BookWyrm icon

    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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  25. Owncast icon

    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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  26. Castopod icon

    Castopod is an open-source hosting platform made for podcasters who want engage and interact with their audience.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
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    Public Home Page
  27. Bandcamp icon

    Bandcamp helps artists sell their music and merch directly to their fans, and helps fans discover new music and directly support those who make it.

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  28. SoundCloud icon

    SoundCloud lets you share music fast & easily. The platform takes the daily hassle out of receiving, sending & distributing music for artists, record labels & other music professionals.

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    Main page when not logged in
  29. Funkwhale icon

    Funkwhale is a community-driven project that lets you listen and share music and audio within a decentralized, open network. It can be self-hosted and is libre, open source software.

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    Album view
  30. FreeTube icon

    FreeTube is an open source desktop YouTube player built with privacy in mind. Use YouTube without advertisments and prevent Google tracking from you with their cookies and JavaScript. Available for Windows, Mac & Linux thanks to Electron.

    • YouTube Client
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • AppImageHub
    • Flathub
    • Flatpak
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  31. Telegram icon

    Telegram is a messaging app created by former VK creators with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free. It is like SMS, but more powerful.

    • Group Chat App
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Linux Mobile
    • Android Wear
    • PortableApps.com
    • FreeBSD
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    Telegram Desktop
  32. Signal icon

    Signal is a messaging app with an unexpected focus on privacy, combined with all the features expected from a modern IM app. Signal has received a lot of praise from all around the world for its security and privacy-respecting technologies.

    • Instant Messenger
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Flathub
    • Ubuntu
    • Debian
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  33. Jitsi Desktop icon

    Jitsi Desktop (previously SIP Communicator) is a legacy audio/video and chat communicator with full encryption, precedessor of Jitsi Meet .

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  34. DTube icon

    DTube is the first crypto-decentralized video platform, built on top of the Steemit and the IPFS peer-to-peer network.

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  35. Element icon

    Element is a secure collaboration and messaging app based on the Matrix protocol. It’s decentralised to deliver digital sovereignty, and based on an open standard for easy connections and interoperability. It is end-to-end encrypted by default.

    • Group Chat App
    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Matrix.org
    • Flathub
    • F-Droid
    • Cloudron
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    Video calls for desktop and mobile
  36. NewPipe icon

    NewPipe is a lightweight YouTube front-end for Android. Also YouTube Music . Beta support for SoundCloud , .

    • YouTube Client
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • SoundCloud
    • YouTube Music
    • Bandcamp
    • YouTube
    • F-Droid
    • PeerTube
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  37. LBRY icon

    LBRY is the first digital marketplace to be controlled by the market's participants rather than a corporation or other 3rd-party. It is the most open, fair, and efficient marketplace for digital goods ever created, with an incentive design encouraging it to become the most...

    • Video Sharing Tool
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • AppImageHub
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  38. Matrix.org icon

    Matrix defines a set of open APIs for decentralised communication, suitable for securely publishing, persisting and subscribing to data over a global open federation of servers with no single point of control.

    • Instant Messenger
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • WebRTC
    • Python
    • JavaScript
    • Go (Programming Language)
    • Cloudron
    • Java
    • Perl
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    Main Page
  39. Odysee icon

    Launch your own channel | Watch and share videos.

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  40. OpenStreetMap icon

    OpenStreetMap is a project aimed squarely at creating and providing free geographic data such as street maps to anyone who wants them. It is a free editable map of the whole world. It is made by people like you.

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  41. Bibliogram icon

    Bibliogram is a website that takes data from Instagram 's public profile views and puts it into a friendlier page that loads faster, gives downloadable images, eliminates ads, generates RSS feeds, and doesn't urge you to sign up.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
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  42. Ghost icon

    The world's most popular modern publishing platform for creating a new media platform.

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  43. Misskey icon

    A forever evolving, sophisticated microblogging platform.

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    Timeline in Home mode
  44. Pixelfed icon

    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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  45. Friendica icon

    Friendica is a distributed social network application. Which allow users to connect with others via their own Friendica server, but may also fully integrate contacts from other platforms including Twitter, diaspora*, Pump.io and StatusNet into their 'newsfeed'.

    • Social Network
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • PHP
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  46. Reddit Enhancement Suite icon

    Reddit Enhancement Suite (RES) provides several add-ons to enhance your Reddit browsing experience - each of which is configurable. You can enable/disable any of the modules, and most of them have their own options that can also be personalized.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Firefox
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  47. teddit icon

    A free and open source alternative Reddit front-end focused on privacy. Inspired by the Nitter project.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
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  48. Libreddit icon

    Private front-end for Reddit written in Rust.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Reddit
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  49. Nitter icon

    Nitter is a free and open-source front-end mirror of Twitter, which allows you to consult Twitter, with a focus on privacy.

    • Social Network
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • Google Chrome
    • F-Droid
    • Firefox
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    Nitter screenshot 1
  50. Invidious icon

    An online alternative front-end to YouTube. Open-source (AGPLv3 licensed)

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This list was created by Tori Nov 18, 2021 and was last updated Nov 15, 2022. The list has 58 apps.

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