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Top 10 options similar to Twitter

Some of these social networks have additional features of payment, open source and even cryptocurrencies. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration/File Photo

After the closing of the purchase of Twitter by Elon Musk it is possible that there are some users of the social network of microblogging to make the decision to abandon it in the future in case the changes that occur in the platform are not to your liking.

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That is why ten options of social networkssome better known than others or more similar to Twitterwhich can be presented as alternative platforms for publishing texts, Photosvideos, gifsamong other formats records that you want to share with other users on the internet.

Reddit

Is platform does not have the same function Twitter because it is not a similar space. While on the current platform you can start a conversation on any topic and posts can correspond to a particular interest, Reddit organize spaces thematic dialogue that correspond to defined reasons.

Photographic illustration of the Reddit logo on a mobile. July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic
Photographic illustration of the Reddit logo on a mobile. July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic
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This feature makes Reddit in a forum in which great communities to discuss various topics such as entertainment, health, sports, music, etc. inside this platform you can find all kinds of information, in addition to technology or video game companies that interact with other users horizontally.

Discord

Another very popular social application that has the peculiarity of being based on live audio experiences. Is platform It is not in itself an open interaction space in which you can talk with any user, but once inside, you can enter public channels or private in which people with common interests meet to interact.

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Headphones are seen in front of displayed Discord app logo in this illustration taken March 29, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration
Headphones are seen in front of displayed Discord app logo in this illustration taken March 29, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration
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The application allows you to create different channels within a community established to give it different uses and maintain active interaction between the people who make it up, such as rooms of chatmusical spaces, raffles, roles, voice rooms, among others.

To make the experience more fun, you can also use bots of different types and assign administrators to moderate user behavior.

Telegram

Although this is an application dedicated to the Messenger service and has some similarities with WhatsApp, it mainly works in a similar way to Discord with thematic channels to talk with other users about great variety of topicsalthough they are not as large as those found in Reddit because the interaction takes place closed groups which can be accessed through a link or be invited.

01-01-1970 Telegram logo. RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY TELEGRAM
01-01-1970 Telegram logo. RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY TELEGRAM

In addition, it is also used to receive updates about applications, newsletters about websites or news pagesamong other communities. Some content creators also use this app as a way to interact directly with their content. followers either subscribers.

Facebook

The social network most used in the world is always an option in case users want to stay connected to social networks in case they decide to leave Twitter. Like that social network, it is possible to publish Photos, videos Y texts so that other people can see that content, although this also depends on your account settings, which can be set to private.

FILE IMAGE. A mobile phone with the Facebook logo is seen in front of the new logo after the rebranding to Meta, in this illustration taken on October 28, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic
FILE IMAGE. A mobile phone with the Facebook logo is seen in front of the new logo after the rebranding to Meta, in this illustration taken on October 28, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

Most people have a profile within this social network, then it is possible that the content that is produced in the platform be found by friends and family, who can to interact with him and share it.

Mastodon

Is platform It has an operation and an aesthetic that is very similar to that of Twitter, so a new user would have no trouble getting used to it. It is also a site of microbloggingso you have room for the publication of content that anyone can see, although it also has a thematic section that any user can create to generate a conversation about some particular topics.

Mastodon social network
Mastodon social network

In addition to being from free and open sourceso that anyone can know how the platform works inside, it also offers users users some sections that require a payment within the appothers are accessible by invitation but in no case do these limit the positive experience within the application.

CounterSocial

Another social network that bears a strong resemblance to Twitter. This platform does not have any tolerance for “hostile nations, bot accounts and trolls”, so it could be considered a safe interaction platform.

Social Network Counter Social
Social Network Counter Social

On the other hand, this social network differs from others by the absence of advertising and being free. The financing of this platform occurs because it has a Patreon account in which users can send the economic contributions they want and that it also has additional paid access functions.

minds

Is platform has a combination of features that bring it closer to Instagram what to Twitter because the multimedia content is prioritized, but with the interaction buttons of the other platform. In this social network priority is given to “freedom of expression, privacyopen source and crypto economy” as indicated in your website official.

Minds social network
Minds social network

The application has the peculiarity of being based on blockchainso it could be classified as a crypto social network which offers tokens to users every time contributions are made to the user community. These MIND Tokenswhich are based on Ethereum, can be used to power interactions of the content that is created in the social network.

Diaspora

This social network has a great particularity what makes it unique is that it is not developed by any particular person or company, but is the same community of users who is in charge of its development and who believe in the freedom of expression and privacy of the data, so it does not have advertising inside the platform.

diaspora social network
diaspora social network

In addition, the data registered in the application is stored on interconnected servers called pods that can be created by a user or to which anyone can register when entering the platform. In this way, the community considers that the decentralization of information Instead of just using a server as the source of all data.

Tumblr

Although this social network It is not new and has been on the market for many years, it is maintained with a large base of users that to this day continue to be creators of content within the platform of blogging.

Tumblr Home Page (Screenshot)
Tumblr Home Page (Screenshot)

People can use this platform as they prefer, posting texts either images and using tags to find similar content. It is also possible to find other users, review their contents and interact with it.

dots

This social network works in a much more similar way to LinkedIn Due to the high number of professional users found in this platformso that dots could qualify as a network in which it is possible for users to find a worked.

Dot Platform (Dots)
Dot Platform (Dots)

In addition, it also has a special section in which thoughts and opinions without censorship or bans, at least according to the app.

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