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Facebook is described as 'Free online social media and network service connecting people with friends, family, classmates and more' and is a leading Social Network in the social & communications category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Facebook for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, Self-Hosted solutions, iPhone and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Minds, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Facebook are Diaspora, Mastodon, Gab and VK.

Facebook alternatives are mainly Social Networks but may also be Microblogs or Encrypted Chat Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Facebook.
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  1. Plurk icon

    Plurk

    • Online
    50 alternatives to Plurk 

    Plurk is a social journal for your life.

    Plurk is an easy way to chronicle and share the things you do, the way you feel, and all the other things in between that make up your life, with the people close to you. It's instant gratification, instant self-indulgence, instant ce.

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  2. Amino icon

    Amino

    • Android
    • iPhone
    68 alternatives to Amino 

    Amino is a social network where people can join communities for their favorite topics / fandoms and make friends.

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    1.  VoiP CallsAmino allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
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  3. Xing icon

    Xing

    81 alternatives to Xing 

    XING is the leading online business network with 16 million members in German-speaking countries. Workers from every industry use XING to connect with one another, to look for jobs, new hires, projects, cooperation partners, expert advice and business ideas.

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    Face Slim

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    38 alternatives to Face Slim 

    Face Slim is an unofficial Facebook application for Android devices that resembles the Facebook Mobile Web Application before Facebook started removing features. FaceSlim is free of spyware, unlike what is built into the official Facebook and Facebook Messenger applications.

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    1.  Ad-freeFace Slim doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  LightweightFace Slim consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
      Discontinued

      The app seems no longer updated. Last version, 3.4.1, released in September 2018, can be still downloaded from GitHub and F-Droid

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    • Soapbox.pub icon

      Soapbox.pub

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Online
      15 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.


    • Viadeo icon

      Viadeo

      • Online
      • Android
      78 alternatives to Viadeo 

      [Only in French]

      Viadeo is a professional social network used by over 40 million professionals in 226 countries worldwide. Our members consist of business owners, entrepreneurs and managers from a diverse range of businesses - both start-up and well-established. Every day Viadeo.

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    • Bastyon icon

      Bastyon

      • Online
      • Android
      • Windows
      • Mac
      • Linux
      127 alternatives to Bastyon 

      Bastyon is a revolutionary anti-censorship decentralized publishing and social platform voted to freedom of speech. Based on the blockchain technology, it runs on a set of computers around the world, not controlled by any single entity.

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      1.  DecentralizedBastyon is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
      2.  Privacy focusedBastyon is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
      3.  Self Destructing MessagesBastyon supports the use of private messages that will be auto deleted according to a specified time or action.
      4.  No TrackingBastyon will not track you or use your personal data.
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    • BuddyCloud icon

      BuddyCloud

      47 alternatives to BuddyCloud 

      Buddycloud is built for people who care about their privacy.

      We are building the future of social networks. A future founded on openness. A future built using open standards.

      We are making the future happen now, by building a massively scaled and fully distributed social networ.

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      BuddyCloud on Android
    • ZINGR - People nearby app icon

      ZINGR - People nearby app

      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      40 alternatives to ZINGR - People nearby app 

      ZINGR - People nearby app. Follow local news, reach people around you. Share videos, photos, stories, anything what happens near you. Chat with your neighbours, make new friends in your neighbourhood. Communicate and find new friends nearby. ZINGR.

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      People nearby ZINGR app. Communicate with your neighbours, chat with people near you, meet new friends.
    • ColdCast icon

      ColdCast

      • Online
      • Android
      140 alternatives to ColdCast 

      ColdCast is a social platform very similar to Facebook, but with zero corporate interference. We believe that social networking should be an open and fun experience where you are be free to be yourself, not locked down and censored by a select few.

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      1.  Support for @mentionsColdCast supports the use of mentions through @ to a particular user, who will be notified personally.
      Works on all devices
      Optimized for mobile
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