Powerful social network that is federated.
GNU social gives you a powerful social network that is federated.
GNU social is a social networking platform. It helps people in a community, company or group to exchange short status updates, do polls, announce events, or other social activities (and you can add more!). Users can choose which people to "follow" and receive only their friends' or colleagues' status messages. It provides a similar service to proprietary social network sites, but is much more awesome.
GNU social supports an open standard called OStatus that lets users in different networks follow each other. It enables a distributed social network spread all across the Web.
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This is a high priority project
released on 17 December 2017
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git clone https://git.gnu.io/gnu/gnu-social.git
26 June 2018
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|Matt Lee||Founder and co-maintainer|
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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 16 January 2019.
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