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Twister is described as 'twister is the fully decentralized P2P (Peer-to-peer) microblogging platform leveraging from the free software implementations of Bitcoin and BitTorrent protocols' and is a Microblog in the social & communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Twister for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, iPhone, Windows and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Twitter, which is free. Other great apps like Twister are Gab, Minds, Facebook and RetroShare.

Twister alternatives are mainly Social Networks but may also be Microblogs or Encrypted Chat Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Twister.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
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  1. Twitter icon

    Twitter

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Blackberry 10
    • Kindle Fire

    Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 280-character messages called "tweets".

    ⚫︎ Two-factor AuthenticationTwitter supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeTwitter supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  2. Gab Social is an open source and fully decentralized social network powered by the Gab Platform. It is the new social network of Gab.com. This change was made to further Gab's commitment to its users trust and privacy online.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeGab doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedGab is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ DecentralizedGab is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Gab without registration.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeGab supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Warning

    Gab is less moderated compared to other social networks and could be offensive to some people

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  3. We are a free and open-source platform to launch your digital brand, social network and mobile app. We are also a social network ourselves. It is a global social network of social networks. Available in either decentralized or centralized options.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedMinds is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedMinds is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    Facebook

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • KaiOS
    • Tor

    Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected.

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    Facebook old login page
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    RetroShare

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • OpenSSL
    • OpenPGP

    RetroShare is a open source cross-platform, private and secure decentralized communication system. It lets you to securely chat, share photos, videos, and more, using OpenPGP to authenticate peers and .

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedRetroShare is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedRetroShare is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionRetroShare has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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    Nitter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    • Android
    • F-Droid

    Nitter is a free and open-source front-end mirror of Twitter, which allows you to consult Twitter, with a focus on privacy.

    ⚫︎ LightweightNitter consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ No TrackingNitter will not track or use your personal data.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeNitter doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeNitter supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    ZeroMe

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • gevent
    • Self-Hosted
    • Messagepack
    • Python
    • JavaScript
    • ZeroNet

    Social network for the distributed P2P network ZeroNet.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedZeroMe is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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  8. Used to be called Sgrouples, now its MeWe offered by the company Sgrouples Inc. On its homepage their motto is "The World's Private Communication Network" and "Join the privacy revolution".

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeMeWe doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Patchwork

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A decentralized messaging and sharing app built on top of Secure Scuttlebutt (SSB).

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedPatchwork is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflinePatchwork can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freePatchwork doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ No TrackingPatchwork will not track or use your personal data.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedPatchwork is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    Discontinued

    Patchwork v3.18.1 was the last release.It is no longer in development since May 2021. Furthermore, the GitHub repository was archived.

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    Manyverse

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • iPhone

    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.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedManyverse is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Manyverse without registration.
    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionManyverse has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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