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Mastodon Alternatives

Mastodon is described as 'Free and Open Source federated social network, made with a focus on more personal interaction' and is a very popular Social Network in the social & communications category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Mastodon for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, iPhone, Self-Hosted solutions and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Diaspora, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Mastodon are Twitter, Pixelfed, Gab and Minds.

Mastodon alternatives are mainly Social Networks but may also be Microblogs or Photo Sharing Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Mastodon.
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Mastodon is a Free and Open Source federated social network, made with a focus on more personal interaction.

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  1. ShoutOut icon

    ShoutOut

    197 alternatives to ShoutOut 

    Shoutout is a website which allows users, who sign-up for free profiles, to connect with friends, work colleagues or people they don’t know, online. It allows users to share pictures, music, videos, and articles, as well as their own thoughts and opinions with however many...

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    KOUHMAN

    • Online
    • Android
    187 alternatives to KOUHMAN 

    Kouhman is the first Pan-African social networking site. Kouhmans mission is to create a platform where Africans around the globe (the Americas, Caribbean, Europe and the Mother Land) can Connect, Communicate and build Community.

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    Squakr

    • Online
    10 alternatives to Squakr 

    Squakr is an open-source, zero tracking, zero spying, zero advertisement, secure microblogging site. Focused on free speech and data protection. Built by the community, for the community.

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    1.  No TrackingSquakr will not track you or use your personal data.
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  4. thoughts.page icon

    thoughts.page

    • FreeProprietary
    • Microblog
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    4 alternatives to thoughts.page 

    thoughts.page is a platform for hosting a small webpage for your thoughts. it's basically like twitter, but nobody can @ you.

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    1.  Lightweightthoughts.page consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    • Panion icon

      Panion

      • Android
      • iPhone
      174 alternatives to Panion 

      Panion is changing the world of friend-making by making it easy to find like-minded people and relevant activities wherever you go.

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      Minus

      139 alternatives to Minus 

      Minus is a finite social network where you get 100 posts—for life. While you can reply to a post as often as you like, every time you add to the feed, it subtracts from your lifetime total. When you reach 0 posts left, that’s it. No exceptions.

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      1.  Ad-freeMinus doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
      2.  No TrackingMinus will not track you or use your personal data.
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        Lyfeloop

        • Android
        • iPhone
        • iPad
        • Software as a Service (SaaS)
        112 alternatives to Lyfeloop 

        LyfeLoop is Free Speech Social Network that gives users everything they loved about other platforms minus all the censorship and security issues.

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      • Mageo icon

        Mageo

        • Online
        • Android
        • iPhone
        • Android Tablet
        • iPad
        189 alternatives to Mageo 

        Mageo is a free-to-play network adventure, a geolocation-based role-playing game where all of your social and game activities contribute to your rank and position on the leaderboards. Make friends from all over the world, collect and display amazing clothing and accessories on...

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      • Koto Social Network icon

        Koto Social Network

        • iPhone
        • Self-Hosted
        92 alternatives to Koto Social Network 

        Koto is a distributed social network for sharing messages, photos, and movies with friends. We are hosted on member servers rather than those driven by ad-revenue.

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        1.  Ad-freeKoto Social Network doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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        vzg

        • Online
        • Software as a Service (SaaS)
        155 alternatives to vzg 

        Share videos and photos of your life with friends and family or create a vlog with vzg. Invite your close network to subscribe to your personal vzg feed and they'll receive updates on your life via SMS or email automatically. It's free and ad-free!

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