9 Decentralized, P2P and Open Source Alternatives to Mainstream Social Media Platforms Like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Reddit

You probably are aware that Facebook is going to share the user data from its 8216end to end encrypted8217 chat service WhatsApp. This is not optional. You have to accept that or stop using WhatsApp altogether.

Privacy cautious people had seen it coming a long time ago. After all Facebook paid 19 billion to buy a mobile app like WhatsApp that hardly made any money at that time. Now it8217s time for Facebook to get the return on its 19 billion investment. They will share your data with advertisers so that you get more personalized read invasive ads.

If you are fed up with the 8220my way or highway8221 attitude of the big tech like Facebook Google Twitter perhaps you may try some alternative social media platforms.

These alternative social platforms are open source use a decentralized approach with P2P or Blockchain technologies and you may be able to self-host some of them.

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