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The Public Community Alternatives

The Public Community is described as 'lets you build your own social network, and leverage the power of a community to grow your brand. It helps brands build real, lasting relationships with their audience and turn their engagement into revenue' and is an app in the social & communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to The Public Community for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, SaaS, PHP and Cloudron. The best alternative is Discourse. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Flarum or phpBB. Other great apps like The Public Community are Mighty Networks, Tribe Community Platform, inSided Community Platform and Vanilla Forums.

The Public Community alternatives are mainly Group Chat Apps but may also be Video Calling Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of The Public Community.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Online
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)

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  1. Discourse icon

    Discourse

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Ruby
    • JavaScript
    • Cloudron
    • Docker
    62 alternatives to Discourse 

    Discourse is an open source discussion platform built for the next decade of the Internet. A modern forum, everything's been redesigned to be easy.

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    Flarum

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    • Apache HTTP Server
    47 alternatives to Flarum 

    Flarum is free, open-source forum software with a focus on simplicity. You can use Flarum to easily set up a discussion forum for your website. Flarum is developed openly on GitHub.

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    1.  LightweightFlarum consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsFlarum can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Flarum.
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    phpBB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    51 alternatives to phpBB 

    Since its creation in 2000, phpBB™ has become the most widely used Open Source forum solution. Like its predecessors, phpBB™ 3.2 “Rhea” has an easy to use administration panel and a user friendly installation process, which allows you to have a forum set up in minutes.

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    Mighty Networks

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    34 alternatives to Mighty Networks 

    Mighty Networks is where communities learn and share together in groups. Mightybell Communities are designed to grow an organization of local chapters, or a network of learning or discussion groups around particular projects or interests.

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    Tribe Community Platform

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    27 alternatives to Tribe Community Platform 

    Tribe is a white-label platform, empowering the new generation of online communities. It boosts users engagement and growth through widgets and integrations to existing stacks.

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    1.  Personalized RecommendationsTribe Community Platform can recommend content you like, whether it's something you already know or not.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsTribe Community Platform can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    inSided Community Platform

    • Online
    8 alternatives to inSided Community Platform 

    inSided is an advanced platform to create and manage online customer communities, used by large enterprises as well as SMB. Highly configurable, full SaaS, enabling your customers to engage and help each other.

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    1.  GamificationinSided Community Platform makes use of game-design elements such as point scoring, competition, achievements, etc.
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    Soundcloud community
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    Vanilla Forums

    • Online
    17 alternatives to Vanilla Forums 

    Vanilla Forums is the top-rated cloud-based community forum software with our easy to use and quick to get started platform. Featuring a sleek user experience, deep integration to your existing tools, flexible customization to fit your branding.

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    Vanilla Forums Dashboard
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    Lithium

    • Online
    23 alternatives to Lithium 

    Lithium engages your social customers with super-fun (okay, habit-forming) community experiences. And we do it for all your social customers—online and mobile. We help you find them, find their passions, and motivate them to participate so you can all make good things happen for...

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    Babble.im

    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    36 alternatives to Babble.im 

    With Babble, you can build a forum website that's as simple and usable as a modern messaging app. It can be public or private, and users don't have to install anything.

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    1.  Ad-freeBabble.im doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Privacy focusedBabble.im is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  LightweightBabble.im consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Babble.im simultaneously.
    5.  Dark ModeBabble.im supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  No TrackingBabble.im will not track you or use your personal data.
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      SocialSaaS

      • Online
      8 alternatives to SocialSaaS 

      Community plugin for your SaaS website.

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