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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 Twitter, which is free. Other great apps like Mastodon are Diaspora, 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. Okuna icon

    Okuna

    • Online
    • Android
    169 alternatives to Okuna 

    Okuna (formerly Openbook) is an open-source, zero tracking, zero spying, zero advertisement, secure social network that gives 30% of it's revenue towards making the world a better place, now and forever.

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

      Discontinued as of December 26, 2021: https://www.okuna.io/

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    • Chttr.co icon

      Chttr.co

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      • Android
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      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      110 alternatives to Chttr.co 

      Chttr.co is a social network with 1. openness — everything is public 2. effortless discussions 3. sensible line on free speech.

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    • Scuttlebutt.nz icon

      Scuttlebutt.nz

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      • Patchwork
      128 alternatives to Scuttlebutt.nz 

      a decent(ralised) secure gossip platform sea-slang for gossip - a scuttlebutt is basically a watercooler on a ship.

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      1.  DecentralizedScuttlebutt.nz is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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      • Hive Social icon

        Hive Social

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        • iPhone
        • Android Tablet
        • iPad
        7 alternatives to Hive Social 

        Share content and connect to people you love on Hive.

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      • Baaz icon

        Baaz

        • Online
        • Android
        • iPhone
        68 alternatives to Baaz 

        Connect all your social channels into one feed.

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        This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
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      • Identi.ca icon

        Identi.ca

        • Online
        129 alternatives to Identi.ca 

        identi.ca is a free personal web server that implements a distributed social networking service. It is based on pump.io, a free software which make up the distributed social network.

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      • Human Connection icon

        Human Connection

        • Online
        61 alternatives to Human Connection 

        Human Connection is an independent, not-for-profit online platform that wants to combines a social network, a knowledge network and an action network – with useful tools to exchange, research and discuss ideas and the space to start projects together.

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        Discontinued

        They no longer have a social network.

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      • WT Social icon

        WT Social

        • Online
        101 alternatives to WT Social 

        WT Social (formerly WikiTribune) is a privacy-focused and ad-free social network that places a special emphasis on evidence-based journalism. The platform survives on the generosity of individual donors to ensure privacy is protected and social space is ad-free.

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        1.  Privacy focusedWT Social is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
        2.  Ad-freeWT Social doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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      • Hawaar icon

        Hawaar

        • Online
        94 alternatives to Hawaar 

        Have a profile! Ask your friends and followers to pay compliments and post complaints on your profile and consider yourself as Angel or Devil.

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      • Micro.blog icon

        Micro.blog

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        • Online
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        22 alternatives to Micro.blog 

        Social network for indie blogs.

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