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Due to good ranking in serverlists, some services like Mastodon or Matrix became quite popular around 2017.
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Next level, federated microblogging. Make your Twitter obsolete with a few clicks.

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The decentralized solution for end to end encrypted instant messaging.

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Federated platform for your photos. Compatible to eg. Mastodon and PeerTube.

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The powerful encrypted collaboration suite.

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A handy place to share your snippets.

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Distraction free opensource blogging.


The World of Illuna

Unique, feature-rich Minetest Servers. Who needs Minecraft?

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Beautiful voxel-RPG, inspired by Cube World, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild & more.

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Sync your passwords, using the 3rdparty Bitwarden server written in Rust.

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The powerful opensource TeamSpeak competitor.

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...also known as XMPP, is a well-known, decentralized IM and IoT solution.

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Services that are currently being explored for a certain timerange. Please use the announcement button for any updates on each test. When a test ends, it is concluded whether it can stay long term. Criteria includes quality of moderation tools, active project development and general reliability of the software.


Social reading and reviewing
Testing until 04.2023

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Modern video-conferencing solution
Testing until 06.2023

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Services that might have gotten too costly, unreliable, have poor moderation tools or are no longer actively maintained by their developers. If you are an existing user, you might have luck requesting an account.


Federated YouTube alternative with P2P and live support.

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Advanced open source Git server.

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Young, like Medium – but federated!