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Thymble is described as 'Thimble is an open-source, community-based news platform built with Ruby on Rails. Much like Reddit or Hacker News, users are identified by pseudonyms and all content posted is generated by user' and is a Social News in the news & books category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Thymble for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, iPhone, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Reddit, which is free. Other great apps like Thymble are Lemmy, SaidIt.net, Aether and Lobsters.

Thymble alternatives are mainly Social Newss but may also be Social Networks or Link Aggregators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Thymble.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Online
  • Self-Hosted
  • Ruby on Rails

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  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.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownReddit supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeReddit supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Lemmy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • Self-Hosted
    • iPhone

    Lemmy is similar to sites like Reddit, Lobste.rs, or Hacker News: you subscribe to forums you're interested in, post links and discussions, then vote, and comment on them.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedLemmy is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ LightweightLemmy consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightSaidIt.net consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Aether

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Open source, self-governing communities with auditable moderation and mod elections.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedAether is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ DecentralizedAether is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Self destructing messagesAether supports the use of private messages that will be auto deleted according to a specified time or action.
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    Lobsters

    • 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.

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    Raddle

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightRaddle consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedRaddle is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    Tildes

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    A non-profit community site driven by its users' interests.

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  8. Lemmur icon

    Lemmur

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    A mobile client for Lemmy.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeLemmur supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Multiple Account supportLemmur support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    ⚫︎ LightweightLemmur consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Folkd

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    folkd.com - Social Bookmarking - Save your bookmarks and links online and search what your friends like.

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  10. Littr.me

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Link aggregator inspired by Reddit using ActivityPub federation.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeLittr.me supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Support for ActivityPubLittr.me support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
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