Social Networks

Find a social platform that doesn't unethically track you, and doesn't spam you with ads and personalized content.

Secure Social Platforms

Mastodon - Twitter Alternative

Mastodon - Twitter Alternative logo Mastodon is a social platform based on open web protocols and free, open-source software. It is decentralized like email, users can exist on different servers or even different platforms but still communicate with each other. It also has the most users, and the most diverse (in terms of interests) users, it has a feature-filled modern UI, and it is easy to setup yourself on your own hosted server. If you are looking for a public Mastodon Instance to join, Mastodon hosts a public Mastodon instance:

diaspora* - Google+ Alternative

diaspora* - Google+ Alternative logo diaspora* is based on three key philosophies: Decentralization, Freedom, and Privacy. It is intended to address privacy concerns related to centralized social networks by allowing users set up their own server (or "pod") to host content. Pods can then interact to share status updates, photographs, and other social data.

Friendica - Facebook Alternative

Friendica - Facebook Alternative logo Friendica has an emphasis on extensive privacy settings and easy server installation. It aims to federate with as many other social networks as possible. Currently, Friendica users can integrate contacts from Facebook, Twitter, Diaspora, GNU social,, and other services in their social streams.

PixelFed - Instagram Alternative

PixelFed - Instagram Alternative logo PixelFed is a free and ethical photo sharing platform, powered by ActivityPub federation. Pixelfed is an open-source, federated platform. You can run your own instance or join an existing one.

Pleroma - Twitter Alternative

Pleroma - Twitter Alternative logo Pleroma is a free, federated social networking server built on open protocols. It is compatible with Mastodon and many other ActivityPub and OStatus implementations.

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