Mastodon Alternatives

    Mastodon is described as 'decentralized microblogging engine. FEATURES - Free and open-source. - Decentralized, no worries about a single company controlling your communications. - Supports the standardized ActivityPub protocol - Fully interoperable with' and is a well-known app 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 iPad. The best alternative is Diaspora, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Mastodon are Twitter (Free), Pixelfed (Free, Open Source), Gab (Freemium, Open Source) and Minds (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 20, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Self-hosted and federated social link aggregation.
    1. Seahart is a private social media with an anti-spam timeline, automatic diary, photos album, and Emblem for location check-in. Bring back social media to its core value, which is to see updates from our real friends. No news, no politics, no like, no comment.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Hello there: Welcome to my new house, and thanks for the warm introduction to the new internet neighborhood! I hope that you and I will be good neighbors! What's that? Oh who or errm what exactly am I?
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    2. 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.
    3. 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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    4. Sayches is a microblogging social media platform for ephemeral content giving its users the freedom of expression without the fear of repercussion.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Welcome to one of the most Innovative, Progressive, and Simple organizations on the Internet. Swivro develops many different types of Internet-based projects designed to help you through your Internet life.
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    5. 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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    6. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      thoughts.page is a platform for hosting a small webpage for your thoughts. it's basically like twitter, but nobody can @ you. thoughts pages are an attempt at a quieter, slower, more personal internet. a little space on the web, just for you.
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