Micro.blog Alternatives

    Micro.blog is described as 'Social network for indie blogs' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Micro.blog for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, iPhone, Android and iPad. The best alternative is Mastodon, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Micro.blog are Twitter (Free), Gab (Freemium, Open Source), Nitter (Free, Open Source) and Friendica (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 8, 2021

    1. Mastodon is a 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...
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Blackberry
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Blackberry 10
      • Kindle Fire
      Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 280-character messages called "tweets".
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    2. Gab Social is an open source and fully decentralized social network powered by the Gab Platform. It is the new social network of Gab.com. This change was made to further Gab's commitment to its users trust and privacy online.

      Warning

      Gab is less moderated compared to other social networks and could be offensive to some people

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      A free and open source alternative Twitter front-end focused on privacy. Inspired by the invidio.us project.
    3. Friendica is a distributed social network application. Which allow users to connect with others via their own Friendica server, but may also fully integrate contacts from other platforms including Twitter, diaspora*, Pump.io and StatusNet into their 'newsfeed'.
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    4. GNU social is a continuation of the StatusNet project. It is social communication software for both public and private communications. It is widely supported and has a large userbase.
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    5. Flote is a social network without big tech censorship and vague community guidelines. On Flote people can express themselves freely, build communities, and earn digital money by providing valuable content.
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    6. 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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    7. 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      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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