Social Networks

Find a social network that doesn't pry into your data or monetize your profile.

Decentralized Social Networks

Mastodon - Twitter Alternative

Mastodon - Twitter Alternative logo Mastodon is a social network 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 looks good, and it is easy to setup yourself. If you are looking for a server to join, you are welcome to join our hosted instance: social.privacytools.io


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, App.net, Pump.io 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.


GNU social - Twitter Alternative

GNU social - Twitter Alternative logo GNU social is social-communication software for both public and private communications. It is widely supported and has a large userbase. It is already used by the Free Software Foundation.


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