Manyverse Alternatives

    Manyverse is described as 'social network app using the SSB protocol (Secure Scuttlebutt) where you can write posts and share with friends nearby or over the internet. It's different from mainstream social networks because your data is yours, it lives on your phone, not in the cloud' and is a Social Network in the File Sharing category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Manyverse for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, iPhone, Self-Hosted solutions and iPad. The best alternative is Mastodon, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Manyverse are Diaspora (Free, Open Source), Gab (Freemium, Open Source), Minds (Freemium, Open Source) and Facebook (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 11, 2021

    1. It's better than email because: - Private messages are end-to-end encrypted, always. - You have to follow somebody to get messages from them, so you won't get spammed.
    2. Known is a simple platform for publishing words, pictures, podcasts and more to a site that you control. Choose to share it on social networks like Twitter and Facebook, or extend it to integrate with the software you already use.
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    3. Ello is a simple, beautiful, ad-free social network created by a small group of artists and designers. We originally built Ello as a private social network. Over time, so many people wanted to join Ello that we built a public version of Ello for everyone to use.
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    4. Scuttlebutt is a protocol on which many different kinds of apps can be built. As for the social network, there are many clients, just like there are many Twitter clients. It doesn't really matter which one you use. They're all talking on the same network.
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      twister is the fully decentralized P2P (Peer-to-peer) microblogging platform leveraging from the free software implementations of Bitcoin and BitTorrent protocols.


      The project is dead.

    5. is a free personal web server that implements a distributed social networking service. It is based on, a free software which make up the distributed social network.
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    6. ColdCast is a social platform very similar to Facebook, but with zero corporate interference. We believe that social networking should be an open and fun experience where you are be free to be yourself, not locked down and censored by a select few.
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    7. Post something and your followers see it. You can post almost anything that can be represented with activity streams -- short or long text, bookmarks, images, video, audio, events, geo checkins. You can follow friends, create lists of people, and so on.
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    8. Libertree is free, libre, open-source software which is intended to provide a way for people to create their own social network.


      Has not been updated since 2015. Source:

    9. The first free integrated Social Platform with many services and applications, developed with collaborative feedback.
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