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Hylo Alternatives

Hylo is described as 'was created to support people coming together to solve the great challenges of our time. The mission of the project is to empower communities to build a world that works for everyone' and is a Social Network in the office & productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Hylo for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, iPhone, Android Tablet and iPad. The best alternative is Mastodon, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Hylo are Twitter, Diaspora, Minds and Facebook.

Hylo 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 Hylo.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Online
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)

Hylo was created to support people coming together to solve the great challenges of our time. The mission of the project is...

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  1. Mastodon icon

    Mastodon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron

    Mastodon is a Free and Open Source federated social network, made with a focus on more personal interaction.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedMastodon is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeMastodon doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Support for ActivityPubMastodon support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedMastodon is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Two-factor AuthenticationMastodon supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    ⚫︎ No TrackingMastodon will not track or use your personal data.
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  2. Twitter icon

    Twitter

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Blackberry 10
    • Kindle Fire

    Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 280-character messages called "tweets".

    ⚫︎ Two-factor AuthenticationTwitter supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeTwitter supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Twitter start page


  3. Diaspora icon

    Diaspora

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Ruby

    Diaspora is a federated social networking service, designed to be a more privacy-aware alternative to Facebook . Share what you want, with whom you want.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedDiaspora is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedDiaspora is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ No TrackingDiaspora will not track or use your personal data.
    ⚫︎ Support for ActivityPubDiaspora support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownDiaspora supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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  4. We are a free and open-source platform to launch your digital brand, social network and mobile app. We are also a social network ourselves. It is a global social network of social networks. Available in either decentralized or centralized options.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedMinds is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedMinds is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    Minds.com homepage
  5. Facebook icon

    Facebook

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • KaiOS
    • Tor

    Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected.

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    Facebook old login page


  6. 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'.

    ⚫︎ Support for ActivityPubFriendica support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    ⚫︎ DecentralizedFriendica is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedFriendica is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  7. VK icon

    VK

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    • HUAWEI AppGallery

    VK (originally VKontakte) is a largest social network service from Europe. Available in many languages and highly popular particularly among Russian-speaking users around the world, especially in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Belarus, and Israel.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeVK supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Registration page
  8. WT Social icon

    WT Social

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    WT Social (formerly WikiTribune) is a privacy-focused and ad-free social network that places a special emphasis on evidence-based journalism. The platform survives on the generosity of individual donors to ensure privacy is protected and social space is ad-free.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedWT Social is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeWT Social doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  9. 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.

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    Welcome to Catzby Social Network
  10. HalloApp icon

    HalloApp

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone

    HalloApp is here! The first app for real relationships. And we’re building it for you and your loved ones, friends and colleagues.

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