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  • Minds

    We are a free and open-source platform to launch your digital brand, social network and mobile app. We are also a social network ourselves. It is a global social network...

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    • Open source, transparent and does not push any particular ideology. Guest • Mar 2017 • 14 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It does everything I want to do from Facebook and Twitter and it doesn't censor people. MindMunitionMar 2017 • 17 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Plenty o' features for posting videos, writing posts, making groups, & maintaining free speech. Guest • Mar 2017 • 9 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It has a good mix of people and a lot of great discussion. grayrookMar 2017 • 11 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Minds is an open source alternative to Facebook that values freedom of speech above all else. They do not censor post or videos because they disagree with them. Minds has a built in blogging system as well as video uploads. Best of all is Minds ability to use points to buy views for your post, enabling self-advertising on the site! Guest • Mar 2017 • 6 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Freedom of expression without fear of politically correct backlash from the site owners. FB removes people and groups based on political views. erikwardsMar 2017 • 6 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Censorship free, no enforced political ideology beyond the preservation of free speech, promotes intelligent discussion, has absolutely nothing to do with Zuckerberg and, unlike Facebook, you can leave if you want. Guest • Mar 2017 • 4 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Minds enables growth of connections to occur quickly if you are highly involved on the site and produce good content, when taking into consideration the quantity of users on the site. Boosting of content and profile/channel views can be achieved (via a points system) and not merely bought. Minds also clearly rewards users with points for using the social media site itself, whether in accessing the site each hour or in uploading rich media content such as graphics or videos, unlike Facebook. Guest • Mar 2017 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's one of the better self promotion/likes fishers out there. Compared to having no fucking option to do so in FB outside of promotional pages, and its anti-censorship angle, it's actually pretty good. Phone app needs work. Guest • Mar 2017 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Minds is an open source social media platformed developed by real people for people. End to end encrypted chat for your privacy, and zero censorship. Besides that, MINDS has a great community. Remember, great minds use MINDS! Guest • Mar 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Not just Facebook but Twitter as well. What I see unfolding in front of my very eyes is an evolutionary process still in beta that is already much superior to both of the above. Complex but clean, fast growing yet still user friendly and last but not least, the community feels real. They talk about important things instead of pretending to be celebs. I sense an intellectual depth ib the Minds community. Cheers Minds!! AJ JPS andrew_jjpsApr 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's an open and secure platform with an amazing community and great ideas for a safe future. hous3m4sterMar 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It has a thumbs down, which FB users asked for but never got, instead, they got the already existent and simple to do emojis. Minds has so far been a place that I am interested in checking in on because the content is diverse in the way newsfeeds used to be before filtering. I find new content and opinions with each visit to the site and the creator is active in the community, sharing, upvoting, and updating users frequently. BadBlackSheepMar 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Freespeech platform with all the features of Facebook. Has already a lot of interesting people online. No particular political agenda. xbitMar 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • It's social, it has a easy menu, that's easy to use and see for even pc idiots. It's idiot safe, basically. Facebook is the opposite. HyperVTXCheeseApr 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is like Facebook Twitter and YouTube have a three-way baby joshuaandersonJul 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • It's where inquisitive & creative minds come to play. Guest • Jul 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • It is uncensored, easy to use and very social Guest • Oct 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Open source, allows users to monetize their content, and one can easily earn points with posts and other interactions that can be used to boost their content. No censorship and no spying are HUGE improvements over Facebook rustysullivan1Oct 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Thanks to Mind's organic reach and no censorship policy it's now easier to get an audience on it than it is on Facebook. It's more stable for users and matches the features on other sites. All while being transparent. pabloalcrOct 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Minds is the best alternative to Facebook because they allow Freedom of speech and don't censor people Guest • Dec 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • I get my notifications and the site doesn't discriminate against me for talking about my rights, the way I live and my patriotism. Guest • Apr 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • Minds cares more about facilitating a free speech social network. It's an open forum alternative to the advertiser-centric Fakebook. Guest • May 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • It allows for freedom of expression and is a much better platform for a reasonable debate about politics etc. kevinceeMar 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Diaspora

    Diaspora is a federated social networking service, designed to be a more privacy-aware alternative to Facebook . Share what you want, with whom you want.

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    • So many possibilities are available. Respectful. Nice and clear. Can be self-hosted. YrdaelDec 2016 • 6 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Diaspora's key advantage is that it's based on open source software that multiple servers can run. It does not put your private information, your likes, your contacts and your photos in the hands of one corporation who then use it to increase their own private profits by selling your privacy. Diaspora is much smaller though. The UI feels more like Google Plus than Facebook. JohnFastmanDec 2016 • 5 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Similar appearance and functionality, easy to use, free software, decentralized, doesn't collect nor sell your personal info. riveravaldezNov 2016 • 5 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Decentralized, free as in freedom, no censorship, no push of particular agenda Guest • Jul 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is like email, you can choose your provider (pod) and share with everyone! Guest • Mar 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • You choose where your data is hosted. Your stream can be refined by aspects (categories of contacts) or followed tags. Posts can be formatted with markdown. There are no advertisements! the_real_dvs1Apr 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Twitter

    Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 280-character messages called "tweets". Registered users can read...

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    • Twitter isn't very similar to Facebook. It's based on sharing short messages. You can follow the messages of people you like, and have them follow you. Twitter was made during the SMS age. It has struggled to seem modern like WhatsApp, which now offers video. Twitter has struggled to make a profit too; something tells me it won't be around for too many years more in its present form. JohnFastmanDec 2016 • 22 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Facebook allows for long-form posts that can span paragraphs, while Twitter is only capable of recording fragments of thought. Guest • Mar 2017 • 17 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's not even the same category of social media hous3m4sterMar 2017 • 10 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Twitter has a lot of users and is more stable than Facebook. mcraft160105Mar 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • Google Plus

    The Google+ project aims to make sharing on the web more like sharing in real life. Sharing is a huge part of the web, a part that Google+ makes a lot simpler with these...

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    • range of well designed features and embedded functionally close to a software like productivity that are focused on User Content; DarkSystemCDApr 2017 • 2 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Range of well designed features and embedded functionally close to a software like productivity that are focused on User Content. kaderdzJul 2017 • 0 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Gab

    Gab is an ad-free social network dedicated to free speech. Gab is built for creators and people like you.

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    • Warning While it does not censor anything, many users are reported to be rude and unwelcoming.
    • Free speech. No censoring. Say what you want, mute anyone that you don't like. GabTV so you can live broadcast. Free. Guest • Apr 2017 • 8 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 300 character limit means you can actually get a decent thought out. Guest • Apr 2017 • 5 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • No censorship, free, no data harvesting, few bots, friendly and helpful community. Guest • Apr 2017 • 5 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Freedom of speech and being able to speak freely Guest • Dec 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Developers are transparent about how they collect and use your data. ngjarheadApr 2017 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Not a replacement for Facebook. Gab is a Twitter clone. I need something Facebook-ish. Twitter is a bad and confusing format for me personally. Gab being a Twitter clone doesn't fit as a FB alternative. williamnapier8 days ago Disagree   Agree
  • Mastodon

    Mastodon is a decentralized microblogging engine, an alternative implementation of the GNU social project. FEATURES - Free and...

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    • free(freedom,ad-free,privacy), decentralized, open source... what more do you want Guest • Apr 2017 • 7 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Mastodon is decentralized and open to all kinds of people. It is closer to Twitter than it is to Facebook. It doesn't seem to attract the alt right like other Facebook alternatives do. I love the interface. It is very well structured and even though you join up for only one instance, you can interact with the whole world! Guest • Apr 2018 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Decentralized, anonymous, aliases allowed alternative_beApr 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • VK

    VK is a social network that unites people all over the world and helps them communicate comfortably and promptly.

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    • It's similar to the old Facebook, which means it's simpler and without advertisements. Unfortunately, not very popular in Western Europe. Guest • Jul 2017 • 2 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Movim

    Our philosophy is that your data are yours and you must always be in control. Movim achieves this through a complete decentralisation of users' data and accounts. ...

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    • Nice looking interface and good chat integration. Guest • Apr 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • Friendica

    Friendica is a distributed social network application which runs on commodity hosting platforms - PHP/MySQL/Apache. (If you can install Drupal or Wordpress you can...

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    • Friendica interacts with many other social networking platforms in the fediverse... Diaspora, GNUSocial, Hubzilla etc. You can also make groups and the privacy settings are great. Guest • Oct 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Steemit

    A non-censored social platform where users are incentivized to contribute and curate content. The users decide what is valuable by voting, and content regarded valuable...

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    • SteemIt an exciting new decentralized blockchain-based platform, but currently is still in beta and doesn’t offer a comparable feature set at present. It’s more akin to a blogging platform like Medium. ndlinnMar 2018 Disagree   Agree
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  • Hubzilla

    Hubzilla is a powerful platform for creating interconnected based websites featuring a decentralised identity, communications, and permissions framework built using...

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    • Feature for feature, Hubzilla is the best decentralized, open source competitor to Facebook. Compatibility with the Diaspora, OStatus (includes Mastodon), & ActivityPub (includes NextCloud) protocols allows it to communicate with nearly every other existing. I am happy that after he created Friendica, Mike Macgirvin & friends have continued to push forward by creating and developing Hubzilla. themagicianMar 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • Every user can make private or public forums, a static webpage, an editable markdown based wiki, categorize posts and format them with BBCode. You choose what hub hosts your data, and you can clone your account on another hub to prevent distruption or data loss. the_real_dvs1Apr 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • BuddyPress

    Social networking in a box. Build a social network for your company, school, sports team or niche community all based on the power and flexibility of WordPress. Install...

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    • BuddyPress can be a Facebook alternative, depending on your needs. It's a Wordpress add-on, which means if you self-host or have hosted for you a Wordpress blog or website, you can add BP to enable you to create a social network of your own. Do it on your server and keep your privacy! JohnFastmanDec 2016 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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Comment by arahman56
about Facebook · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful Report as spam

A nice social networking site with not-so-nice privacy issues.

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Comment by decimic
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I may be quitting Facebook per Quit Facebook Day. They're just ridiculous--especially on those privacy settings.

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Comment by Aaron
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I use this to keep in touch with most of my school mates, and friends I had met in school. it does pretty good. it is a nice interface, and is not as graphically intensive as myspace.

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Good, but going sownhill

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I switched to facebook because it was much more simple than myspace and didn't have all the crap myspace does. But facebook is making the same mistake myspace did by adding applications that can post and even have full control over your account. Also it seems facebook is filling up with a bunch of little kids now, which is making me lose intrest in even using the site anymore.

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great

Comment by cloundy89
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it's very useful for sale, introduce products .....

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Comment by sebastiandowny
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it's a great way to keep contact with family and friends, specially when they are in other countries

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