Mastodon is a Free and Open Source federated social network, made with a focus on more personal interaction.
- - Mastodon is the most popular Web-based, Android, iPhone & Self-Hosted alternative to StatusNet.
- - Mastodon is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to StatusNet.
Twitter, currently rebranding to X, is an online social media and social networking service operated by the American company X Corp., the successor of Twitter, Inc.
- - X is the most popular Windows, iPad & Android Tablet alternative to StatusNet.
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.
- - Diaspora is the most popular Linux alternative to StatusNet.
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.
Gab is less moderated compared to other social networks and could be offensive to some people
Pleroma is a free, federated social networking server built on open protocols. It is compatible with GNU Social, Mastodon, and many other ActivityPub and OStatus implementations.
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'.
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.
Ello is a simple, beautiful, ad-free social network created by a small group of artists and designers.Discontinued
Ello was acquired by Talenthouse in 2018
Known is a simple platform for publishing words, pictures, podcasts and more to a site that you control. Choose to share it on social networks like Twitter and Facebook, or extend it to integrate with the software you already use.
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.
Static site generator, written in Python, that requires no database or server-side logic
Comments about Pelican as a Alternative to StatusNet
StatusNet : DYNAMIC pages + social networking Pelican : said "static" + selfish0
Socialite is a revolutionary social application that keeps all your social networks in one convenient place!
- - Socialite is the most popular Mac alternative to StatusNet.
Socialite has been discontinued on September 10th, 2013. Latest version is still available for download from the official website.