Open Source Twitter Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Twitter is Gab, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Twitter and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Twitter are Mastodon (Free, Open Source), Minds (Freemium, Open Source), Diaspora (Free, Open Source) and PixelFed (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 8, 2021

    1. Decentralized social network on the fediverse. Usable for both #microblogging and full length #blog posts. Editing both content and replies is supported.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Android
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      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Hylo was created to support people coming together to solve the great challenges of our time. The mission of the project is to empower communities to build a world that works for everyone.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      Socialize, Showcase & Attract Friends, Clients & Business Partners in The Simplest Way Ever.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      A recreation of Twitter from 2007.
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      Screech vs Twitter opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      kranko I don't get banned for no f'ing reason
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
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      • Android Tablet
      • Self-Hosted
      • ZeroNet
      Remotely: http://0net.io/peeper.bit/
      Locally: http://127.0.0.1:43110/peeper.bit/ (requires download https://zeronet.io)

      Source code: https://github.com/ZeroNetPlus/Peeper/
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    2. Babytwit is a micro-blogging site dedicated to school.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Anonymous microblogging.
    3. Quickly send and share messages and files, in private, public, or in groups. You can edit conversations collaboratively, and attach files and photos to posts.
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    4. Twidge is a tool for interacting with microblogging sites such as Twitter and identi.ca.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 1.1.1, released in June 2014, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Android
      Kouhman is the first Pan-African social networking site. Kouhmans mission is to create a platform where Africans around the globe (the Americas, Caribbean, Europe and the Mother Land) can Connect, Communicate and build Community.
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