10 Twitter Alternatives

Twitter is an effective web application that is now available in Windows and Mac versions. It is one of the most famous social media networks. In Windows version of Twitter, you can send tweets and get real-time Twitter notifications without using a web browser. On this web application, users can post and interact with messages (tweets), restricted to 140 characters. Only registered users can post tweets but unregistered people can only read them. You can access Twitter through its web interface, SMS or a mobile app. It is one of the ten most-visited websites and had more than 310 million monthly active users, as of March 2016. Tweets or messages are publicly visible by default, but users can restrict messages to their followers. Users can subscribe to other users’ tweets, known as “following” and subscribers are known as “followers.” The application enables users to update their profile through mobile phones either by text messaging for specific tablets or smartphones or by text messaging.

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Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service. It has more than 1.65 billion active monthly users as of March 31, 2016. The application contains multiple features for its users. You have first to create an account on the service. Add details to your account and upload…

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Tumblr is a social networking website that facilitates users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog. Users can follow blogs of other users. It hosted over 329.2 million blogs, as of January 1, 2017, and had 555 million monthly visitors. The Dashboard is the main tool for…

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Diaspora is a personal web server that implements a social networking service. Diaspora wants to address privacy concerns related to centralized social networks by enabling users to set up their own server to host contents. After that, pods can interact to share status update, images, and other social data. The…

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Friendica is an open source application that implements a distributed social network. The service enables users to integrate contacts from Twitter, Facebook, GNU social, Pum.io, App.net, and other services in their social network. Bi-directional communication is possible in Friendica. There is a bridge to include RSS feeds and email contacts.…

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Ello is online social networking program created as an ad-free alternative to existing social media networks. The application contains many features such as hashtag implementation, NSFW settings, and is planning on adding other such as private messaging. The program’s original incarnation used special lingo across its site. It facilitates users…

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Known is a social learning program where you can create your education community and allows students to publish work, communicate across social media and share feedback. It offers the best way to create and share images, stories, notes, songs and more. Post to your site, save links and respond to…

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Identi.ca is a federated social network, composed of many servers. You have to sign up for an account and communicate with users of Identi.ca from any other public Pump.Io server. The service is still under construction. The service allows you to follow people, posts images, notes, and share, like or…

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Minds is an open source social networking program, based on its foundation of privacy and transparency. The program supports both desktop and mobile devices. An official mobile app is available for Android and iOS. This network includes asymmetrically encrypted chat messaging with private passwords and end-to-end encryption. It rewards content…

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BlaBlaNet is a social network service that helps you to connect with friends and family. You can share images and videos chat with people and send messages. You have to create an account on the service for further process. It is a publishing and decentralized communication platform that facilitates you…

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Patchwork-Next is a social media network that helps you to connect with the world. It contains main navigation buttons and compressed feed. Endless scrolling is part of it, for example, fake paginate, add a new section, leave the current and remove the top most. You can preserve scroll on the…

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