Orkut Alternatives

    Orkut is described as 'free-access social networking service owned and operated by Google. The service is designed to help users meet new friends and maintain existing relationships' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Orkut 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 Orkut are Facebook (Free), Friendica (Free, Open Source), VK (Free) and Movim (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 2, 2021

    1. Diaspora is a federated social networking service, designed to be a more privacy-aware alternative to Facebook . Share what you want, with whom you want.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Blackberry
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • KaiOS
      Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. Millions of people use Facebook everyday to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet.
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    2. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Blackberry
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Kindle Fire
      VK (originally VKontakte) is a largest social network service from Europe. Available in many languages and highly popular particularly among Russian-speaking users around the world, especially in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Belarus, and Israel.
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    3. Our philosophy is that your data are yours and you must always be in control. Movim achieves this through a complete decentralisation of users' data and accounts.
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    4. Used to be called Sgrouples, now its MeWe offered by the company Sgrouples Inc. On its homepage their motto is "The World's Private Communication Network" and "Join the privacy revolution".
    5. Social networking in a box. Build a social network for your company, school, sports team or niche community all based on the power and flexibility of WordPress. Install BuddyPress directly through your WordPress dashboard plugins page, or download it manually from the WordPress.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      Buddycloud is built for people who care about their privacy. We are building the future of social networks. A future founded on openness. A future built using open standards.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Libertree is free, libre, open-source software which is intended to provide a way for people to create their own social network.

      Discontinued

      Has not been updated since 2015. Source: https://github.com/Libertree/libertree

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    6. Grewpler is an interest based simple social networking site, that allows users to post pictures, documents, videos, and articles on information that is knowledgeable, entertaining, and interesting pertaining to their interest.

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      The website is not available

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