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Social Media

Pleroma is a very light, microblogging (twitter-esque) application which communicates using the ActivityPub protocol.

replaces: twitter, facebook
Photos

Pixelfed is a direct alternative to Instagram, it can also communicate with all other ActivityPub sites.

replaces: instagram
Encrypted Chat

XMPP provides encrypted 1-to-1 and group text chats with file sharing.

replaces: messenger, whatsapp, LINE
Blogging Platform

Plume is a multi-user, ActivityPub enabled blogging platform

replaces: medium, wordpress, blogspot


a useful website for non-technical advice on ethical, easy-to-use and privacy-conscious alternatives is switching.software