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Osada Alternatives

Osada is described as 'social networking platform specifically designed to be the glue that binds much of the decentralised web in a way that has not been possible before' and is a Social Network in the social & communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Osada for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, Self-Hosted solutions, iPhone and Linux. The best alternative is Diaspora, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Osada are Facebook, Write.as, Friendica and WriteFreely.

Osada alternatives are mainly Social Networks but may also be Blog Publishing Tools or Microblogs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Osada.
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  1. Diaspora icon

    Diaspora

    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Ruby
    160 alternatives to Diaspora 

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

    Facebook

    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Tor
    • KaiOS
    217 alternatives to Facebook 

    Free online social media and network service connecting people with friends, family, classmates and more.

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    1.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Facebook using IFTTT.
    2.  Facial RecognitionFacebook can register a biometric facial pattern to identify or verify the identity of a subject through an image or video.
    3.  Two-factor AuthenticationFacebook supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    4.  Personalized RecommendationsFacebook can recommend content you like, whether it's something you already know or not.
    5.  Expiring StoriesYou can create, view, interact and share temporary stories in Facebook.
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    Write.as

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Kindle Fire
    107 alternatives to Write.as 

    Write.as lets you write and publish text instantly. Write a note for yourself to read later. Create a standalone article you can quickly broadcast on social media — or publish a full blog.

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    1.  Privacy focusedWrite.as is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  LightweightWrite.as consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Support for ActivityPubWrite.as support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    4.  Support for MarkDownWrite.as supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Friendica

    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • PHP
    155 alternatives to Friendica 

    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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    1.  DecentralizedFriendica is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Privacy focusedFriendica is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Support for ActivityPubFriendica support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
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    WriteFreely

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    43 alternatives to WriteFreely 

    WriteFreely is an open-source, minimalist, federated, self-hosted blogging platform. It was built for and by Write.as and can be used to power a similar community or just a single blog.

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    1.  Support for ActivityPubWriteFreely support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    2.  Support for MarkDownWriteFreely supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    GNU social

    • Self-Hosted
    117 alternatives to GNU social 

    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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    1.  DecentralizedGNU social is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Ad-freeGNU social doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    Screenshot of a GNU social website with Swedish localization.
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    Hubzilla

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    97 alternatives to Hubzilla 

    Hubzilla is a powerful platform for creating interconnected based websites featuring a decentralised identity, communications, and permissions framework built using common webserver technology. Hubzilla is very suitable for communities (of any size).

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    1.  DecentralizedHubzilla is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Support for ActivityPubHubzilla support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    3.  Calendar IntegrationHubzilla lets you sync your tasks and events with your calendar application.
    4.  Privacy focusedHubzilla is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    5.  Ad-freeHubzilla doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  8. Plume icon

    Plume

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    31 alternatives to Plume 

    Plume is not a single website, but an entire interconnected, yet independent network of what we call instances. You write content from your own instance, but anyone else on any other Plume instance can enjoy your stories too.

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    1.  Support for ActivityPubPlume support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    Discontinued

    Plume is not actively maintained.

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    LiveJournal

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    92 alternatives to LiveJournal 

    Online blogging software - free for basic users! Personal publishing, community involvement and individual expression.

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    Amino

    • Android
    • iPhone
    85 alternatives to Amino 

    Amino is a social network where people can join communities for their favorite topics / fandoms and make friends.

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    1.  VoiP CallsAmino allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
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