Anarchist and libre alternatives to social media: A comprehensive list

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    A private messenger for Android.

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    Instagram/Imgur/Flickr | Pixelfed

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    Sydent: Reference Matrix Identity Server

    Slack, Discord | Matrix

  • Mastodon

    Your self-hosted, globally interconnected microblogging community

    Twitter | Mastodon,,

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

    Facebook | Diaspora

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    WordPress, Git-ified. This repository is just a mirror of the WordPress subversion repository. Please do not send pull requests. Submit pull requests to and patches to instead.

    I was gonna ask what's wrong with

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NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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