Telescope Alternatives

    Telescope is described as 'open-source app that lets you easily set up your own online community. You can use it to create your own discussion board, social news site (like Hacker News or '. There are more than 25 alternatives to Telescope for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, iPhone, Windows and iPad. The best alternative is Reddit, which is free. Other great apps like Telescope are Lemmy (Free, Open Source), SaidIt.net (Free, Open Source), Lobsters (Free, Open Source) and Ruqqus.com (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 7, 2021

    1. 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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    2. Lemmy is an open-source, federated link aggregator similar to Reddit and built with Rust. FEATURES - Self hostable, easy to deploy. - Comes with docker. - Live-updating Comment threads. - Clean, minimal interface. - Mobile-friendly.


    3. Uncensored free speech alternative to the extreme Reddit and Voat forums, democratically civilized by Graham's Debate Pyramid, no illegal transactions nor porn. Truth-seeking anti-corruption news are among the popular themes. Android app, iOS soon.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Ruby on Rails
      Lobsters is a technology-focused link-aggregation site. The site is driven by Ruby on Rails with the source code being freely available for those seeking to create a site similar to Reddit or Hackernews.
    4. Ruqqus is an open-source platform for online communities, free of censorship and moderator abuse by design.


    5. Peer-to-peer ephemeral public communities Open source, self-governing communities with auditable moderation and mod elections Ephemeral
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    6. Unsatisfied with the few link sharing communities that were available and their proprietary, untransparent and non-secure nature, ziq made the original raddle.me (then known as raddit.me) with Wordpress, but it had a lot of limitations.
    7. A mobile client for Lemmy.
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    8. A non-profit community site driven by its users' interests.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      A free speech based link and comment aggregation platform.
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