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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 a Social Network 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, Friendica, VK and Movim.

Orkut alternatives are mainly Social Networks but may also be Microblogs or Encrypted Chat Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Orkut.
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  1. Diaspora icon

    Diaspora

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Ruby

    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.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedDiaspora is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedDiaspora is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ No TrackingDiaspora will not track or use your personal data.
    ⚫︎ Support for ActivityPubDiaspora support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownDiaspora supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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  2. Facebook icon

    Facebook

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • KaiOS
    • Tor

    Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected.

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  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'.

    ⚫︎ Support for ActivityPubFriendica support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    ⚫︎ DecentralizedFriendica is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedFriendica is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  4. VK icon

    VK

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    • HUAWEI AppGallery

    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.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeVK supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Movim

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted

    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.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedMovim is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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  6. 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".

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeMeWe doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    BuddyPress

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress

    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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    Xing

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    XING is the leading online business network with 16 million members in German-speaking countries. Workers from every industry use XING to connect with one another, to look for jobs, new hires, projects, cooperation partners, expert advice and business ideas.

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    Viadeo

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android

    [Only in French]

    Viadeo is a professional social network used by over 40 million professionals in 226 countries worldwide. Our members consist of business owners, entrepreneurs and managers from a diverse range of businesses - both start-up and well-established. Every day Viadeo.

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    BuddyCloud

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Buddycloud is built for people who care about their privacy.

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