Alternatives to MetaFilter

  • CornerHub

    CornerHub is a social network. Create discussion topics, follow other users, share your updates, photos, videos and music. You can create the groups.

    Free Web-Based

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  • AnyChan

    AnyChan is a simple image-based bulletin board where anyone can post comments and share images. There are boards dedicated to a variety of topics, from Japanese animation and culture to videogames, music, technology and photography. Users do not nee…

    Free Web-Based

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  • StartupHack

    A newly launched community where startups share on-topic links with each other and upvote the best ones to the top. Rewards available for early contributors.

    Free Web-Based

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  • LanceBase

    Freelance community social center. Dynamic forum, high-powered discussions, platform ratings, marketplace news, independent workforce chat.

    Commercial Web-Based

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  • Twincl

    Twincl is characterized by forum (including link sharing), Q&A, review and blog sites, using CommonMark as its writing format. Twincl features innovative Markdown editing, topic trees, voting/remarks, selected posts, senior authors, logarithmic …

    Freemium Web-Based

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  • ForumPromotion; a bookmarking & social networking curation hub, but also the easiest way to discover new and interesting forums across the Web. Anyone can submit, vote up/down, and comment on links. The most trusted forum promotion platform …

    Free Personal Web-Based

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  • Publish0x

    Earn Crypto for Publishing AND for Reading or Watching quality stuff! Publish0x is a Crypto agnostic platform where both authors and readers earn in Crypto.

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  • Mozpi

    Community that helps you share unique insights and experiences.

    Free Personal Web-Based

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  • Words Farm is a blogging platform where you can share your thoughts with the world. You can just start writing, publish a post and share it with your network. No need to sign up or login. Just write and publish.

    Free Web-Based

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    V-Ville organizes citizens into villages based on their beliefs and interests. It's an easy way to find the people most like you. Use the town hall to discuss any topic with people from your village, or venture to another village to debate your idea…

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  • Scrivinor

    Scrivinor sits at the intersection of personal publishing, communities and privacy. A unique pen name system provides a streamlined on-ramp for writers who want to publish on more than one topic. Under a single login, Scrivinor lets people create mu…

    Free Web-Based

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  • Kaneskii

    Kaneskii is a message board where content is ranked by value. Each vote costs a dollar and contributors get paid by voters. Thought leaders, tastemakers, creators—get paid when you earn upvotes by adding value to the conversation. More signal. Less …

    Freemium Software as a Service (SaaS) Web-Based

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  • Votable

    An open content web directory that combines podcast episodes with long form text and video links. Users can edit and rank links. Currently the directory has over four million listings. What's more, the database provided under a Creative Commons lice…

    Open Source Free Web-Based

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  • Proseful

    Proseful is a simple blogging platform, designed to help you stay focused and showcase your content in style. A clean, distraction-free editor helps get ideas recorded fast while a minimalist design showcases that content for readers.

    Freemium Web-Based

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  • Reddit

    Reddit (stylized in its logo as reddit) is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website. Registered members submit content to the site such as links, text posts, and images, which are then voted up or down by other…

    Freemium Android Tablet iPad iPhone Web-Based Android

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  • Medium

    Medium is a new place on the Internet where people share ideas and stories that are longer than 140 characters and not just for friends. It’s designed for little stories that make your day better and manifestos that change the world. It’s used by ev…

    Freemium Android Tablet iPad iPhone Web-Based Android

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  • Hacker News

    Hacker News is a social news website that caters to programmers and entrepreneurs, delivering content related to computer science and entrepreneurship. It is run by Paul Graham's investment fund and startup incubator, Y-Combinator, and is different …

    Free Web-Based

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  • 4chan

    4chan is a simple image-based bulletin board where anyone can post comments and share images. There are boards dedicated to a variety of topics, from Japanese animation and culture to videogames, music, and photography. Users do not need to register…

    Free Web-Based

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  • Raddle

    Unsatisfied with the few link sharing communities that were available and their proprietary, untransparent and non-secure nature, ziq made the original (then known as with Wordpress, but it had a lot of limitations. The plan fro…

    Open Source Free Web-Based

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  • Prismo

    Federated link aggregation powered by ActivityPub.

    Open Source Free Self-Hosted Web-Based

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