Linkgum Alternatives

    Linkgum is described as 'social news sharing site with a twist. Heavily focused on transparency and censorship free discussion - Linkgum is a place where you can share and discuss freely - without having to watch over your shoulder' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Linkgum for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, iPhone, iPad and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Reddit, which is free. Other great apps like Linkgum are Hacker News (Free), SaidIt.net (Free, Open Source), 4chan (Free) and Digg (Free).

    This page was last updated Feb 3, 2020

    1. Reddit (stylized in its logo as reddit) is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website. Registered members submit content to the site such as links, text posts, and images, which are then voted up or down by other members.
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    2. Hacker News is a social news website that caters to programmers and entrepreneurs, delivering content related to computer science and entrepreneurship.


    3. Uncensored free speech alternative to the extreme Reddit and Voat forums, democratically civilized by Graham's Debate Pyramid, no illegal transactions nor porn. Truth-seeking anti-corruption news are among the popular themes. Android app, iOS soon.
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    4. 4chan is a simple image-based bulletin board where anyone can post comments and share images. There are boards dedicated to a variety of topics, from Japanese animation and culture to videogames, music, and photography.

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      4Chan is less moderated compared to other social networks and could be offensive to some people

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Digg delivers the most interesting and talked-about stories on the Web right now. IPhone and iPad apps available. * Read every story in a clean, mobile-friendly view


    5. Peer-to-peer ephemeral public communities Open source, self-governing communities with auditable moderation and mod elections Ephemeral
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    6. Unsatisfied with the few link sharing communities that were available and their proprietary, untransparent and non-secure nature, ziq made the original raddle.me (then known as raddit.me) with Wordpress, but it had a lot of limitations.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      News for nerds, stuff that matters. Slashdot (aka /.) is a technology-related news and discussion site with a focus on Linux, free and open source software and information freedom and privacy issues. The software it runs on, called Slashcode, is open source.
    7. A non-profit community site driven by its users' interests.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      A free speech based link and comment aggregation platform.
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