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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. Cocoon Private Sharing icon

    Cocoon Private Sharing

    • iPhone
    84 alternatives to Cocoon Private Sharing 

    Cocoon is a dedicated space for the most important people in your life. You use it with a single group who you want to feel closer with — it's like your home, on your phone.

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  2. Blarb icon

    Blarb

    • Online
    9 alternatives to Blarb 

    Blarb is an ephemeral micro-blogging platform that promotes free speech and unfiltered sharing.

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    1.  Dark ModeBlarb supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  LightweightBlarb consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Ad-freeBlarb doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  No TrackingBlarb will not track you or use your personal data.
    5.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Blarb without registration.
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  3. heypster icon

    heypster

    157 alternatives to heypster 

    heypster is a social search engine to easily find people to follow with the same passions through our badge system.

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    1.  Privacy focusedheypster is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  4. Fandomers icon

    Fandomers

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    121 alternatives to Fandomers 

    Fandomers.com is a social media for fandoms. app on Google play store, soon on IOS, free, no artistic censorship, no nazi blog, a marketplace for fans to sell and buy fandom stuff, virtual publisher, chat rooms, groups, blogs, and more! Fandomers.

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    1.  DecentralizedFandomers is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Ad-freeFandomers doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  5. SpaceHey icon

    SpaceHey

    167 alternatives to SpaceHey 

    SpaceHey is a friendly online community for you and your friends that lets you communicate with each other, share content and discover new content and people.

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  6. Truth Social icon

    Truth Social

    • Online
    • iPhone
    • Android
    7 alternatives to Truth Social 

    Truth Social is America's "Big Tent" social media platform that encourages an open, free, and honest global conversation without discriminating against political ideology.

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    1.  Two-factor AuthenticationTruth Social supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    2.  Dark ModeTruth Social supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  7. Soapbox.pub icon

    Soapbox.pub

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Online
    7 alternatives to Soapbox.pub 

    Soapbox is customizable open-source software that puts the power of social media in the hands of the people. Feature-rich and hyper-focused on providing a user experience to rival Big Tech, Soapbox is already home to some of the biggest alternative social platforms on the...

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  8. PenPal World icon

    PenPal World

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    135 alternatives to PenPal World 

    Pen Pals by PenPal World - The Fastest and Most Secured Pen Pal Site in the World. PenPal World features over 2,000,000 pen pals from every country all over the world.

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  9. Community Builder icon

    Community Builder

    • Self-Hosted
    • Joomla
    104 alternatives to Community Builder 

    Social websites go far beyond Facebook look-alikes and CB has literally hundreds of built-in features and can be extended with extra (free or commercial) add-ons from the CB Team and other parties that will help you realize your very own - tailored to your specific needs -...

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  10. GoToSocial icon

    GoToSocial

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • Kubernetes
    • YunoHost
    12 alternatives to GoToSocial 

    GoToSocial is an ActivityPub social network server, written in Golang.

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    1.  Ad-freeGoToSocial doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Support for ActivityPubGoToSocial support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    3.  DecentralizedGoToSocial is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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