Some Alternative Social Media URLs

Posted by on February 27th, 2018
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The list is taken from an article I have just read

Gehl, R. W. (2015). The case for alternative social media. Social Media+ Society, 1(2), 2056305115604338.

WWW sites

GNU social: http://gnu.io/
•• This is the codebase for a large range of federated microblogging sites.

Independent Microblogging Service: https://indy.im/
•• This is an example installation of GNU social.

Quitter: https://quitter.se, https://quitter.es, and https://quitter.is
•• Quitter is a specific version of the GNU social software, meant to closely mimic the interface of Twitter.

Twister: http://twister.net.co/
Lorea: https://n-1.cc/g/lorea
Diaspora: https://diasporafoundation.org/

•• Like GNU social, Diaspora is a federated system. It is installed on a range of servers around the world.
rstat.us: https://rstat.us

•• rstat.us is also a federated system.

Eepsites
These sites are only accessible with the i2prouter installed. Learn more about this software at https://geti2p.net/en/
ID3NT: id3nt.i2p
Visibility: visibility.i2p

Onion sites
These sites can be accessed using Tor. Research for this article was drawn from interviews with several Tor hidden service-based
social networking site users and administrators. With one exception, these interviews were conducted on condition that
I do not publicize these sites.
Galaxy2: http://w363zoq3ylux5rf5.onion/

 

You can find more here at https://socialmediaalternatives.org/

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