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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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  1. Dinky Social Network icon

    Dinky Social Network

    • Online
    • Android
    131 alternatives to Dinky Social Network 

    The way social networking should be !.

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  2. CYGO Network icon

    CYGO Network

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    • Online
    • Android
    56 alternatives to CYGO Network 

    CYGO Network is an unregistered non-profit organization which aims to provide privacy-oriented online services, namely its free speech social network; Bleu by CYGO.

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    1.  Privacy focusedCYGO Network is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Dark ModeCYGO Network supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Ad-freeCYGO Network doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  3. Woddal icon

    Woddal

    172 alternatives to Woddal 

    Woddal is social network that allows people with similar interests to come together and share information, photos and videos.

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  4. Bastyon icon

    Bastyon

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    176 alternatives to Bastyon 

    Bastyon is a revolutionary anti-censorship decentralized publishing and social platform voted to freedom of speech. Based on the blockchain technology, it runs on a set of computers around the world, not controlled by any single entity.

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    1.  DecentralizedBastyon is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Privacy focusedBastyon is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Self Destructing MessagesBastyon supports the use of private messages that will be auto deleted according to a specified time or action.
    4.  No TrackingBastyon will not track you or use your personal data.
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  5. ColdCast icon

    ColdCast

    • Online
    • Android
    193 alternatives to ColdCast 

    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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    1.  Support for @mentionsColdCast supports the use of mentions through @ to a particular user, who will be notified personally.
    Works on all devices
    Optimized for mobile


  6. Redinfinite icon

    Redinfinite

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    13 alternatives to Redinfinite 

    Redinfinite is a place you can use to automatically cycle through the images and videos of Reddit using filters like SFW, NSFW, no-gore, subreddits, etc.

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    Choose what to cycle through
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    Pillowfort

    • Online
    122 alternatives to Pillowfort 

    [Pillowfort is currently in closed beta with over 40,000 users. Everyone who donates $5 or more will get a registration key (or keys) to create an account on the site]

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    1.  Privacy focusedPillowfort is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  8. Cato [Twitter Alternative] icon

    Cato [Twitter Alternative]

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    • Online
    • Windows Mobile
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    • Android Tablet
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    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    162 alternatives to Cato [Twitter Alternative] 

    Cato is a Twitter alternative where you can post Meows, get Not So Anonymous Messages, connect with other Catos & grow your online social network.

    Welcome to Catzby Social Network
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    YouWeb

    178 alternatives to YouWeb 

    The first social network focused on your way to experience the Web and interact with virtual friends, register your personalized address for free and let yourself be known by the rest of the world.

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    Mumblit

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    • Android
    • iPhone
    175 alternatives to Mumblit 

    Mumblit is a free speech social media platform for those who are tired of being censored and blocked on the larger social media giants.

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