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Similar Worlds is described as 'An online community where people can share personal stories and experiences and connect with others' and is a Social Network in the social & communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Similar Worlds, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Mastodon, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Similar Worlds are Reddit, Diaspora, Gab and Facebook.

Similar Worlds alternatives are mainly Social Networks but may also be Microblogs or Q&A Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Similar Worlds.
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  1. Mastodon icon

    Mastodon

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    129 alternatives to Mastodon 

    Mastodon is a Free and Open Source federated social network, made with a focus on more personal interaction.

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    1.  DecentralizedMastodon is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Ad-freeMastodon doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Privacy focusedMastodon is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  Support for ActivityPubMastodon support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    5.  Two-factor AuthenticationMastodon supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    6.  Support for @mentionsMastodon supports the use of mentions through @ to a particular user, who will be notified personally.
    7.  No TrackingMastodon will not track you or use your personal data.
    8.  Dark ModeMastodon supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  2. Reddit icon

    Reddit

    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    201 alternatives to Reddit 

    Reddit (stylized in its logo as reddit) is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website. Registered members submit content to the site such as links, text posts, and images, which are then voted up or down by other members.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownReddit supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Dark ModeReddit supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Reddit using IFTTT.
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  3. Diaspora icon

    Diaspora

    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Ruby
    158 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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  4. Gab icon

    Gab

    • Online
    • Android
    176 alternatives to Gab 

    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.

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    1.  Ad-freeGab doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Privacy focusedGab is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  DecentralizedGab is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    4.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Gab without registration.
    5.  Dark ModeGab supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Gab is less moderated compared to other social networks and could be offensive to some people

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  5. Facebook icon

    Facebook

    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Tor
    • KaiOS
    216 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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  6. Friendica icon

    Friendica

    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • PHP
    153 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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  7. GNU social icon

    GNU social

    • Self-Hosted
    115 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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  8. Steemit icon

    Steemit

    • Online
    132 alternatives to Steemit 

    A non-censored social platform where users are incentivized to contribute and curate content. The users decide what is valuable by voting, and content regarded valuable is rewarded with money.

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  9. Identi.ca icon

    Identi.ca

    • Online
    129 alternatives to Identi.ca 

    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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  10. WT Social icon

    WT Social

    • Online
    101 alternatives to WT Social 

    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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    1.  Privacy focusedWT Social is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Ad-freeWT Social doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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