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Facebook Alternatives for Mac

Facebook is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Movim, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Facebook and 15 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Facebook are ZeroMe, Patchwork, Scuttlebutt.nz and Twister.

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. Movim icon

    Movim

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted

    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 Facebook opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Movim is a great alternative to Facebook.

    Nice looking interface and good chat integration.

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  2. ZeroMe icon

    ZeroMe

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • gevent
    • Self-Hosted
    • Messagepack
    • Python
    • JavaScript
    • ZeroNet

    Social network for the distributed P2P network ZeroNet.

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    Almost everyone thinks ZeroMe is a great alternative to Facebook.


  3. Patchwork icon

    A decentralized messaging and sharing app built on top of Secure Scuttlebutt (SSB).

    Discontinued

    Patchwork v3.18.1 was the last release.It is no longer in development since May 2021. Furthermore, the GitHub repository was archived.

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    Patchwork vs Facebook opinions
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    erikbjare

    Patchwork (and SSB as a whole) takes a bold new approach to social networks where users own all their data. The development team is going strong and they truly have a vision for the future of online communication.

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  4. Scuttlebutt.nz icon

    Scuttlebutt.nz

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Patchwork

    a decent(ralised) secure gossip platform sea-slang for gossip - a scuttlebutt is basically a watercooler on a ship.

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  5. Twister icon

    Twister

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    twister is the fully decentralized P2P (Peer-to-peer) microblogging platform leveraging from the free software implementations of Bitcoin and BitTorrent protocols.

    Discontinued

    The project is dead.

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  6. CYGO Network is an unregistered non-profit organization which aims to provide privacy-oriented online services, namely its free speech social network; Bleu by CYGO.

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    CYGO Network vs Facebook opinions
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    humbletyrant

    CYGO is built to offer the positive features of facebook, while not having any of Facebook's various downsides.

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  7. Chaino icon

    Chaino

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    The social network where you connect with people, on your term. No algorithmic feed, you see what you decide to see.

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    Chaino vs Facebook opinions
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    sakheef

    100% reach for pages + revenue sharing VS. limited reach + paying for more reach

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  8. Cato [Twitter Alternative] icon

    Cato [Twitter Alternative]

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Linux Mobile
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Become Cato. Post Meows, get Not So Anonymous Messages, connect with other Catos & grow your online social network.

    Welcome to Catzby Social Network
  9. Spectr icon

    Spectr

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet

    Spectr give you clean, ad-free, trackerless and handy place to talk, sharing moments and staying in touch with any people you want.

    We will be glad to see you as part of the social network "Spectr"!
  10. AtomJump.org icon

    AtomJump.org

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    • Node.JS

    A credible alternative to the Facebook & WhatsApp combination, AtomJump.org is open software designed for self-publishing and communicating instantly with your own group of people, while keeping it fully under your own control. The companion .

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