Briar is a free open source encrypted peer-to-peer messaging system. You can use it over the internet through @torproject or locally through wifi and bluetooth. You can follow the "not yet official" account at:

➡️ @briar

The Briar app is available from @fdroidorg and Google Play. A desktop PC app is in development.

The project website is at

@FediFollows @torproject @briar @fdroidorg Gute Noten auch in Mike Kuketz' . Briar ist für Menschen mit objektiv normalem Schutzbedarf normalerweise over the top.


The usage of #Tor does not only help you to anonymize your online activity it also helps other Tor users to look less suspicious when using Tor.

Using Tor helps those who really need it to blend into the mass.

@briar @mupan what about energy consomption ? Using tor on a daily basis is against ecology

@parisni If you turn off your devices 23 hours a day you save a relevant amount of energy. @briar

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This is a brand new server run by the main developers of the project as a spin-off of 🐘 It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!