Self-Hosted Diaspora Alternatives

    There are many alternatives to Diaspora as a self-hosted solution if you are looking for a replacement. The best Self-Hosted alternative is Mastodon, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Diaspora and many of them are available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to Diaspora are Gab (Freemium, Open Source), Friendica (Free, Open Source), GNU social (Free, Open Source) and Hubzilla (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 30, 2021

    1. Mastodon is a decentralized microblogging engine. FEATURES - Free and open-source. - Decentralized, no worries about a single company controlling your communications. - Supports the standardized ActivityPub protocol - Fully interoperable with...
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      Almost everyone thinks Mastodon is a great alternative to Diaspora.
    2. 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.

      Warning

      Gab is less moderated compared to other social networks and could be offensive to some people

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      Most users think Gab is a great alternative to Diaspora.


    3. 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'.
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    4. 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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      Almost everyone thinks GNU social is a great alternative to Diaspora.
    5. 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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      • ZeroNet
      ZeroMe - Social network for the distributed P2P network zeroNet

      Eventual common source code: https://github.com/HelloZeroNet/ZeroMe

      Accessible from HTTP proxy: https://bit.no.com:43110/1MeFqFfFFGQfa1J3gJyYYUvb5Lksczq7nH
    6. Our philosophy is that your data are yours and you must always be in control. Movim achieves this through a complete decentralisation of users' data and accounts.
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      Movim vs Diaspora opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Independens and no controle.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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    7. Social networking in a box. Build a social network for your company, school, sports team or niche community all based on the power and flexibility of WordPress. Install BuddyPress directly through your WordPress dashboard plugins page, or download it manually from the WordPress.
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    8. opensource-socialnetwork also know as OSSN is a social networking software written in PHP. It allows you to make a social networking website, helps your members build social relationships with people who share similar professional or personal interests.
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    9. Misskey is a decentralized microblogging platform born on Earth. Since it exists within the Fediverse (a universe where various social media platforms are organized), it is mutually linked with other social media platforms such as...
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