The Social Media Alternatives Project

Browse Collections (30 total)

Mastodon

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Mastodon came online in October 2016. It's a microblog, replicating many features of Twitter, with short posts and follower/followed relationships.…

The Dark Lair

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The Dark Lair began as an image hosting service only accessible with Tor. Over time, it evolved into a social networking site. On September 18, 2016,…

Imzy

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Founded by ex-Reddit employee Dan Comas in 2016, Imzy is a social networking site dedicated to fostering civil communication among members. It is…

Lorea

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Lorea was an Elgg-based social networking site conceptualized in 2010. It was used by the Indignados in Spain during the 15-M/Anti-Austerity movement…

Steem

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Steem is a blockchain database that supports community building and social interaction with cryptocurrency rewards. Steem combines the concepts used…

My Muslim Friends Book (My MFB)

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My Muslim Friends Book is a Facebook alternative. It is designed as a place to meet Over 1.6 billion Muslims and peaceful people from other religions.…

Tokumei

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Tokumei is a microblogging service that allows users to post without signing up for an account. According to their privacy policy, the site does not…

Voat

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Voat is a media aggregator and social networking service where users can submit content such as text, images, and links. Users can vote on the…

Sone

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Sone is the main microblogging service for Freenet, an anonymous, peer-to-peer networking system. Sone is important for Freenet; new Freesites are…

diaspora*

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joindiaspora.org is a "pod" on the federated diaspora* network. diaspora* was founded in 2010 by four students at New York University who were…