Ruby Social Networking

Open-source Ruby projects categorized as Social Networking

Top 8 Ruby Social Networking Projects

  • Mastodon

    Your self-hosted, globally interconnected microblogging community

    Project mention: Leaked Twitter Message Suggests Musk Ordered Leftwing Account Freeze | | 2023-01-28
  • Discourse

    A platform for community discussion. Free, open, simple.

    Project mention: Timeline scroller | | 2023-01-30
  • SonarLint

    Clean code begins in your IDE with SonarLint. Up your coding game and discover issues early. SonarLint is a free plugin that helps you find & fix bugs and security issues from the moment you start writing code. Install from your favorite IDE marketplace today.

  • diaspora*

    A privacy-aware, distributed, open source social network.

    Project mention: Elon Musk drove more than a million people to Mastodon – but many aren’t sticking around: More than 130,000 people were joining the new independent social media network a day in November. So why hasn’t it taken off? | | 2023-01-11 the original project.

  • Mailboxer

    A Rails gem to send messages inside a web application

  • Forem

    The best Rails 3 and Rails 4 forum engine. Ever. (by rubysherpas)

  • Thredded

    The best Rails forums engine ever.

    Project mention: Thredded Forums – An engine for Ruby on Rails | | 2022-03-05
  • Social Shares

    Check how many times url was shared in social networks, e.g. share counts

  • InfluxDB

    Build time-series-based applications quickly and at scale.. InfluxDB is the Time Series Platform where developers build real-time applications for analytics, IoT and cloud-native services. Easy to start, it is available in the cloud or on-premises.

  • Denshobato

    Private messaging between models

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-01-30.

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What are some of the best open-source Social Networking projects in Ruby? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 Mastodon 39,650
2 Discourse 37,233
3 diaspora* 13,206
4 Mailboxer 1,643
5 Forem 1,555
6 Thredded 1,493
7 Social Shares 331
8 Denshobato 38
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