Popularity
9.8
Stable
Activity
9.8
Declining
16,126
616
2,871

Description

Mastodon is a free, open-source social network server. A decentralized alternative to commercial platforms, it avoids the risks of a single company monopolizing your communication. Anyone can run Mastodon and participate in the social network seamlessly.

An alternative implementation of the GNU social project. Based on ActivityStreams, Webfinger, PubsubHubbub and Salmon.

Click on the screenshot to watch a demo of the UI:

Focus of the project on a clean REST API and a good user interface. Ruby on Rails is used for the back-end, while React.js and Redux are used for the dynamic front-end. A static front-end for public resources (profiles and statuses) is also provided.

Code Quality Rank: L5
Monthly Downloads: 32
Programming language: Ruby
Tags: Socialnetwork     Communication systems     Social Networks and Forums     Ruby     Microblogging     Blogging    

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