nipponalba.scot is a domain hosting open-source, distributed alternatives to mainstream centralised social media, for family and friends
- Pleroma is a very light, microblogging (twitter-esque) application which communicates using the ActivityPub protocol. (replaces: twitter, facebook)
- Pixelfed is a direct alternative to Instagram, it can also communicate with all other ActivityPub sites. (replaces: instagram)
- XMPP and Matrix provide encrypted 1-to-1 and group text chats with file sharing. (replaces: messenger, whatsapp, LINE)
- Plume is a multi-user, ActivityPub enabled blogging platform (replaces: medium, wordpress, blogspot)
- an ActivityPub explainer: What is ActivityPub, and how will it change the internet?
- a useful website for non-technical advice on ethical, easy-to-use and privacy-conscious alternatives is switching.software