Lobsters Alternatives

    Lobsters is described as 'technology-focused link-aggregation site. The site is driven by Ruby on Rails with the source code being freely available for those seeking to create a site similar to Reddit or Hackernews' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Lobsters for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Android, Linux and iPad. The best alternative is Reddit, which is free. Other great apps like Lobsters are Lemmy (Free, Open Source), Hacker News (Free), Shaarli (Free, Open Source) and Ruqqus.com (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 2, 2021

    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. Lemmy is an open-source, federated link aggregator similar to Reddit and built with Rust. FEATURES - Self hostable, easy to deploy. - Comes with docker. - Live-updating Comment threads. - Clean, minimal interface. - Mobile-friendly.
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      Rodney42 Similar topics, similar user interface.
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    3. Hacker News is a social news website that caters to programmers and entrepreneurs, delivering content related to computer science and entrepreneurship.
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      Rodney42 Similar topics, similar user interface.
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    4. Do you want to share the links you discover? Shaarli is a minimalist delicious clone that you can install on your own server. It is designed to be personal (single-user), fast and handy.
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    5. Ruqqus is an open-source platform for online communities, free of censorship and moderator abuse by design.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Pinry is a private, self-hosted, Pinterest inspired by Wookmark and built on top of Django.
      • 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Firefox
      SemanticScuttle is a self-hosted and web-based social bookmarking tool experimenting with new features like structured tags and collaborative descriptions of tags. Originally a fork of .

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.98.5, released in March 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      A free speech based link and comment aggregation platform.
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