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:

joinmobilizon.org/en

and

mobilizon.org/en

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)

and

➡️ @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:

communitywiki.org/trunk

The list has been a bit out of date recently, but they now have a new admin who is cleaning things up.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

🖌️ 🎨 🖼️ 📸 📝 🎶

Just a quick appeal:

@peertube , the Fediverse's video sharing platform, is having a fundraising drive to get PeerTube v3 done, which features lots of major improvements including video livestreaming.

You can find out more and donate to the crowdfunding on the roadmap page:

joinpeertube.org/roadmap

WriteFreely is a free open federated blogging platform, and part of the Fediverse.

You can follow the official blog at:

➡️ @writefreely

You can also follow the creators of WriteFreely, Write.as here:

➡️ @write_as

The official site is at writefreely.org

Instances to join: writefreely.org/instances

Instructions for self-hosting: writefreely.org/start

Managed hosting service: writefreely.host

Matthias Pfefferle is the creator of a plug-in which lets you connect WordPress blogs to the Fediverse. You can follow here:

➡️ @pfefferle

You can find out more about ActivityPub For WordPress at wordpress.org/plugins/activity

The plug-in lets people follow a WordPress blog from Mastodon or from any other Fediverse account, with new blog posts appearing to followers as toots.

SpaceBear is a managed hosting service that makes it easier to create your own PixelFed, Mastodon, PeerTube or HomeTown instance.

Managed hosting means SpaceBear takes care of the technical stuff, while you own and manage the instance.

You can follow SpaceBear at:

➡️ @support

Their website is at app.spacebear.ee

(HomeTown is a fork of Mastodon which includes support for non-federated posts.)

PixelFed is a free, open source Fediverse alternative to Instagram. You can follow PixelFed here:

➡️ @pixelfed

You can join a PixelFed instance at pixelfed.org/join

The official site is at pixelfed.org

You can self-host your own instance, instructions are here: docs.pixelfed.org/installing-p

Managed PixelFed instance hosting (for non-technical people) is here: app.spacebear.ee

Mobilizon is a free open federated events system for the Fediverse, designed to get people off Facebook Events. You can follow the project here:

@mobilizon

It's currently in beta testing, and is made by @Framasoft (the makers of PeerTube and many other free open projects).

Mobilizon's official site is at joinmobilizon.org/en/

GreenFediverse is a directory of Fediverse instances with information on how environmentally friendly they are. You can follow the project here:

@greenfediverse

You can see the directory at greenfediverse.frama.io/green-

The project uses data from the Green Web Foundation, and is mainly based on whether the instance's hosting provider uses renewable energy.

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