Flockingbird aims to be a decentralised FOSS social network for professionals, like a Fediverse version of LinkedIn. It's currently in development, you can follow at:

➡️ @flockingbird


➡️ @flockingbird (blog)

The project website is at flockingbird.social

The FOSS Mastodon/Friendica/PixelFed/Pleroma app Fedilab and the FOSS PeerTube app TubeLab now have a new combined official account. You can follow them both at:

➡️ @apps

(This also includes news about other apps by the same author such as UntrackMe and OpenMultiMaps.)

Their official website is at fedilab.app

The apps are available from @fdroidorg and Google Play

PeerTube is the Fediverse's alternative to YouTube. You can follow at:

➡️ @peertube

The official website is at joinpeertube.org

Because it's part of the Fediverse, you can interact with PeerTube accounts from Mastodon.

The latest version also includes support for live streaming.

You can see recommended PeerTube accounts to follow at mastodon.online/@FediFollows/t

You can watch recommended PeerTube videos on our sister account FediVideos:

➡️ @FediVideos

Bonfire is a new project that aims to combine an open source hardware device with FOSS federated social networks to allow you to physically control your own data, and to operate offline too if you want. You can follow at:

➡️ @bonfire

The official website is at bonfire.cafe

(Bonfire was previously known as CommonsPub.)

Sengi is a free open source Mastodon desktop app for Linux, Mac and Windows, and there's also a browser version. You can follow at:

➡️ @sengi_app

There's also the developer's blog at:

➡️ @nicolas-constant

You can find out more and download Sengi from its official website at nicolasconstant.github.io/seng

The Free Software Foundation is asking for suggestions for what its new priorities should be. You don't have to be a member, anyone can send a suggestion by email.

It would be great if we could get them to prioritise the Fediverse including Mastodon, PixelFed etc, you can find out more here:


They need suggestion emails by 8th January 2021.

I know FSF generates mixed feelings on here, but it would help get the Fediverse noticed if they promote it.

Mastonaut is a Mastodon app for Apple Macs, you can follow its official account at:

➡️ @mastonaut

The official website is at mastonaut.app

Hyperspace is a free open source Mastodon desktop app for Linux, Mac and Windows. You can follow at:

➡️ @hyperspacedev

The developers are also working on a mobile version called Starlight.

You can get the client or find out more from the Hyperspace website at hyperspace.marquiskurt.net

Lemmy is a free open source federated alternative to Reddit. You can follow their official account at:

➡️ @LemmyDev

You can try the flagship instance at lemmy.ml

They have now introduced federation between Lemmy instances, so people on one Lemmy instance can interact with people on others. (They are working on federating with the rest of the Fediverse later.)

Mobilizon is a free open source federated events platform, designed to provide a privacy-friendly alternative to Facebook Events. You can follow at:

➡️ @mobilizon

It has just left beta testing and is now ready for use. You can find out more on official sites at:




It has been designed for activists and volunteer organisations, but anyone can use it.

TILvids is a new PeerTube instance full of interesting videos. You can follow the project at:

➡️ @tilvids (Mastodon account)


➡️ @tilvids (PeerTube channel)

You can browse the instance at tilvids.com

Tusky is a free open source Mastodon app for Android phones. You can follow at:

➡️ @Tusky

The app is available on @fdroidorg and Google Play. The official Tusky website is at tusky.app

It has some really nice features like the ability to follow hashtags 👍

I would like to take a moment to promote Trunk 🐘

They are like FediFollows but much older, bigger and better 👍

They have a huge opt-in list of people on the Fediverse that you can follow arranged into lots of categories:


The list has been a bit out of date recently, but they now have a new admin who is cleaning things up.

If you have any questions or want to join the list, you can contact the new admin at @Mayana

TubeLab is a free open source PeerTube app for Android. You can follow at:

➡️ @Tubelab

It has PeerTube's new Sepia Search integrated, which lets you search many instances at once.

It's by the makers of @fedilab@toot.fedilab.app , and is available from F-Droid and Google Play.

(There is also a special variant for French schools called TubeAcad, which is limited to a small number of instances.)

Masto.host is a managed hosting service for Mastodon instances.

Managed hosting means you can run your own Mastodon server, while masto.host handle all of the technical stuff like installation and maintenance.

You can follow at:

➡️ @mastohost

Their website is at masto.host

The 2020 ActivityPub virtual conference begins tomorrow (2nd October 2020), featuring pre-recorded talks, live Q&As and more, all about the technical standard that powers the Fedverse.

You can follow the official PeerTube channel (including the pre-recorded talks) at:

➡️ @apconf

...and the official PixelFed account at:

➡️ @apconf

The official website is at conf.activitypub.rocks

The Spritely Project aims to create a next generation of Fediverse networks and services. You can follow at:

➡️ @spritelyproject

The official website is at spritelyproject.org

Spritely is run by Christopher Lemmer Webber, one of the authors of the ActivityPub standard that the current Fediverse runs on. You can follow at:

➡️ @cwebber

Toot! is a Mastodon app for iPhones and iPads, you can follow the official account at:

➡️ @tootapp

The app itself is available from the App Store on your device at apps.apple.com/app/toot/id1229

Friendica is a free open source federated social network with a Facebook-style interface, and part of the Fediverse. You can follow the official blog at:

➡️ @news

The official site is at friendi.ca/

Some good up-to-date instances include libranet.de and squeet.me

Installation guide for self-hosting: friendi.ca/resources/installat

The @fedilab@toot.fedilab.app app is compatible with Friendica accounts.

The Curator on mastodon.art is a really nice account ❤️ It recommends lots of lovely art and creative posts from across the Fediverse.

You can follow at:

➡️ @Curator

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