AlternativeTo Logo Alternatives is described as 'Voat is a censorship-free community platform based in Switzerland where content is submitted, organized, moderated and voted on (ranked) by the users' and is a very popular Social Network in the social & communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Android, Self-Hosted solutions, iPhone and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Reddit, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to are Minds, Lemmy, and Aether. is mainly a Social News but alternatives to it may also be Social Networks or Q&A Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of
    This page was last updated Dec 29, 2020
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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.
      Reddit vs opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Reddit is still a legitimate alternative to, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Reddit has a terrible community
      Negative comment almost 7 years ago

    2. 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.

    3. Lemmy is similar to sites like Reddit,, or Hacker News: you subscribe to forums you're interested in, post links and discussions, then vote, and comment on them.
    4. 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.
    5. Open source, self-governing communities with auditable moderation and mod elections.

    6. An alternative to Reddit and Voat. It has the original Voat culture of open expression. Most users on the site are interested in web development but mostly only chat about that in IRC.
      Phuks vs opinions
      Most users think Phuks is a great alternative to
      Phuks, is a link aggregator community built by veterans of Voat and Reddit seeking to have improved features which bigger sites are slow to implement and a community is considerably less reactionary/vitriolic than the alternatives. Overall it's just a chill place.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

    7. WikiSpooks is a global alternative encyclopedia on politics, spy craft, deep state intelligence, and conspiracies, free of corporate influence, partisan politics, or government propaganda for historians and truth-seekers to read, edit, and share.
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      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.
    8. Unsatisfied with the few link sharing communities that were available and their proprietary, untransparent and non-secure nature, ziq made the original (then known as with Wordpress, but it had a lot of limitations.
    9. A non-profit community site driven by its users' interests.
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