13 Best Decentralized Social Media Platforms in 2020 (Ranked By Readers!)
Decentralized social media platforms are designed to protect users from censorship restrictions, and banning while also allowing users tap into a vast array of use cases blockchain offers.
By utilizing some or all of the platforms on this list, you can make sure your voice cannot be silenced no matter what, and while doing this, you can also benefit from the new technology and methods of earning without restrictions.
Use the filtered links below to quickly find the top-ranking services on each category.
LBRY is an open-source decentralized content creation platform similar to Youtube, that is built from the ground up to respect users’ privacy and self-sovereignty. LBRY allows computer geeks, and freedom lovers, share their thoughts, and ideas without censorship.
Flote is a community-driven social platform where users can share and monetize any form of content ranging from texts posts, audio, images, to videos and earn cryptocurrency.
Trybe is an EOS blockchain-based decentralized crypto-powered community platform where users can post content and get rewarded in the form of TRYBE token by the community.
Ignite is a quite new blockchain platform that offers decentralized microblogging services. And it is based on open-source Prometheus network infrastructure.
Minds is a blockchain-based social platform where users can post videos, statuses, images, and blogs and earn crypto tokens for their daily contributions on the platform.
Twetch is a blockchain-powered decentralized social network where users pay a small microtransaction to upload information to the Bitcoin SV blockchain and they earn direct cash in Bitcoin SV for every interaction they get.
Hive Blog is one of the spinoffs of the Steemit platform, however, contrary to some of the other open-sourced Steemit platforms Hive Blog is powered and uses its own Hive cryptocurrency.
Steemit offers a decentralized social media platform that is powered by the Steem blockchain and STEEM cryptocurrency. Users are rewarded for sharing posts through Upvotes, and Upvoting for articles.
Peepeth is a blockchain-powered decentralized social network where the data & information shared on the platform are stored on Ethereum blockchain making it immutable and secure.
Uptrennd is a decentralized social media platform where users create posts and earn cryptocurrency tokens for every Upvote they receive.
Publish0X is a decentralized social media platform where authors and readers can earn cryptocurrencies from the platform’s reward pool.
Mastodon is currently the most popular alternative platform that offers open-source decentralized self-hosted social networking services for free.
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