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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 a Social News 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, Windows, Linux and Android. The best alternative is Reddit, which is free. Other great apps like Lobsters are Lemmy, Hacker News, Shaarli and Slashdot.

Lobsters alternatives are mainly Social Newss but may also be Tech News Sites or Bookmark Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Lobsters.
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  • Online
  • Ruby on Rails

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    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 similar to sites like Reddit, Lobste.rs, or Hacker News: you subscribe to forums you're interested in, post links and discussions, then vote, and comment on them.

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    Similar topics, similar user interface.

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  3. Hacker News icon

    Hacker News

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    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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    Similar topics, similar user interface.

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    Shaarli

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron

    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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    Slashdot

    • 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.

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    Lemmur

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    A mobile client for Lemmy.

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  7. Pinry icon

    Pinry

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Pinry is a private, self-hosted, Pinterest inspired by Wookmark and built on top of Django.

    Pinry is an open-source alternative to Pinterest, written in Python with the Django Framework
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    SemanticScuttle

    • 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.

    Main page showing the structured tags on the right
  9. Indie Hackers icon

    Indie Hackers

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Founders share the revenue numbers behind their profitable apps, side projects, and businesses, and give in-depth interviews about how they did it.

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    Quicklinkr

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Quicklinkr.com is a home for all of your favorite websites, links, images, videos, articles and so much more! All of your bookmarks in one place, organized the way you want them, accessible from any location, any time and from any device!

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