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

    1. Mumblit is a free speech social media platform for those who are tired of being censored and blocked on the larger social media giants.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      The first social network focused on your way to experience the Web and interact with virtual friends, register your personalized address for free and let yourself be known by the rest of the world.


    2. XING is the leading online business network with 16 million members in German-speaking countries. Workers from every industry use XING to connect with one another, to look for jobs, new hires, projects, cooperation partners, expert advice and business ideas.
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    3. LinkSpace is a social network with some interesting hybrid functionalities. Profiles are customizable, it lacks the likes count and comments have an interesting up/down votes system.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      The protocol for decentralized communication.

      Discontinued

      Website is offline.

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    4. Light version of Facebook. Light not only in weight but also in the use. Why do I download SlimSocial for Facebook?
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      Many websites contain secret messages and comments. Imagine you could make these messages visible or even add your own. Now imagine that this function would exist everywhere and only the users themselves would have control over it. Wouldn't that be great?
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    5. Cocoon is a dedicated space for the most important people in your life. You use it with a single group who you want to feel closer with — it's like your home, on your phone.
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    6. heypster is a social search engine to easily find people to follow with the same passions through our badge system. Respect for privacy: We do not use any tracker, we do not have access to your contacts and we do not have a notification system.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Joomla
      Social websites go far beyond Facebook look-alikes and CB has literally hundreds of built-in features and can be extended with extra (free or commercial) add-ons from the CB Team and other parties that will help you realize your very own - tailored to your specific needs -...
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