The Social Network Alternatives

    The Social Network is described as 'platform for social and professional networking' and is an app in the Business & Commerce category. There are more than 100 alternatives to The Social Network for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, iPhone, iPad and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Mastodon, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like The Social Network are Twitter (Free), Diaspora (Free, Open Source), Minds (Freemium, Open Source) and Facebook (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 8, 2021

      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Chttr.co is a social network with 1. openness — everything is public 2. effortless discussions 3. sensible line on free speech.
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    1. Tinfoil for Facebook is for those users that require a Tinfoil Hat when logging in to Facebook. It creates a sandbox for Facebook's mobile site in order to protect your privacy and to avoid the ability others to track your browsing history.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer updated and the app is no longer available on the Google Play Store. Last version, 1.7.6, released in February 2017, can be still downloaded from GitHub and F-Droid.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      twister is the fully decentralized P2P (Peer-to-peer) microblogging platform leveraging from the free software implementations of Bitcoin and BitTorrent protocols.

      Discontinued

      The project is dead.

    2. Social networking in a box. Build a social network for your company, school, sports team or niche community all based on the power and flexibility of WordPress. Install BuddyPress directly through your WordPress dashboard plugins page, or download it manually from the WordPress.
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    3. Ocelot is an independent, not-for-profit online platform that wants to combines a social network, a knowledge network and an action network – with useful tools to exchange, research and discuss ideas and the space to start projects together.

      Discontinued

      They no longer have a social network.

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    4. Flote is a social network without big tech censorship and vague community guidelines. On Flote people can express themselves freely, build communities, and earn digital money by providing valuable content.
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    5. opensource-socialnetwork also know as OSSN is a social networking software written in PHP. It allows you to make a social networking website, helps your members build social relationships with people who share similar professional or personal interests.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      Everything You Want, All In One Place A single feed for more than 200 social accounts, the ability to post once and broadcast everywhere, trending stories in English or Arabic, across multiple geographic locations - Baaz's unique features deliver all the benefits of social...
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    6. Amino is a social network where people can join communities for their favorite topics / fandoms and make friends.
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    7. Manyverse is a social network app using the SSB protocol (Secure Scuttlebutt) where you can write posts and share with friends nearby or over the internet. It's different from mainstream social networks because your data is yours, it lives on your phone, not in the cloud.
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