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YouWeb Alternatives

YouWeb is described as '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' and is a Social Network in the social & communications category. There are more than 100 alternatives to YouWeb, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Android, Self-Hosted solutions, iPhone and Windows. The best alternative is Mastodon, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to YouWeb are Twitter, Diaspora, Gab and Minds.

YouWeb 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 YouWeb.
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  1. Mastodon is a Free and Open Source federated social network, made with a focus on more personal interaction.

    Screenshot of the Mastodon web interface
  2. Twitter icon

    Twitter

    • FreeProprietary
    • 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".

    Twitter start page


  3. Diaspora is a federated social networking service, designed to be a more privacy-aware alternative to Facebook . Share what you want, with whom you want.

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  4. 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.

    Warning

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

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  5. 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.

    Minds.com homepage


  6. Facebook icon

    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.

    Facebook old login page
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    Nitter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

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

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  8. Friendica is a distributed social network application. Which allow users to connect with others via their own Friendica server, but may also fully integrate contacts from other platforms including Twitter, diaspora*, Pump.io and StatusNet into their 'newsfeed'.

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  9. VK icon

    VK

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    • HUAWEI AppGallery

    VK (originally VKontakte) is a largest social network service from Europe. Available in many languages and highly popular particularly among Russian-speaking users around the world, especially in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Belarus, and Israel.

    Registration page
  10. GNU social icon

    GNU social

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    GNU social is a continuation of the StatusNet project. It is social communication software for both public and private communications. It is widely supported and has a large userbase.

    Screenshot of a GNU social website with Swedish localization.
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