Decentralised architecture with no central authority or ownership

Relationships can be made across any compatible system, creating a network of internet scale made up of smaller sites

Seamless wall-to-wall posts and remote comments, even across different network nodes


Access list on every items

Private conversation groups - on these pages all communications are restricted to group members

One-to-one private messaging on supported protocols

Optionally "expire" old content after a certain period of time.

Download your personal data. It all belongs to you.


Built-in support for, GNU-social, quitter, Diaspora

Email contacts and communications supported (two-way) via IMAP4rev1/ESMTP

Arbitrary websites and blogs may be imported into your social stream via RSS/Atom feeds

Plugin support to other services

A personal social network

Keep in contact only with people you care


Write your thoughts, edit them if you want. Comment, Like and Dislike posts from your contacts.


Share your holiday photos, but only with people you want.


Organize next meeting of your reading group, or let everybody know about your cool party!


Like in real life, have a public profile and private aspects only for your closest friends. Or keep everything private!

Free software - Free protocols

Friendica is free software and use free protocols.



Run your personal Friendica node on shared hosts

Friendica runs on PHP with MySQL as database. If you can run Wordpress, you can run Friendica.



Extensible via third-party plugin modules and themes.

Add functionalities, personalize look and feel, connect to thirty-part serivces.

Last News

New feature for the Frio theme – Sticky Aside

Fabio provided a patch for the Frio theme which does make the the left aside (widget) section sticky. This is a massive improvement in usability. Now, the user can scroll down his/her main content an if the the left aside section reaches its end, it will stay sticky while the user can scroll the main content further […]

Friendica talk at Berlin LUG

There will be an introduction talk about Friendica at the Berliner Linux User Group on Wednesday, 10. May beginning at 19h in the rooms of IN-Berlin e.V. (Lehrter Straße 53, 10557 Berlin). The lecture will give an overview about Friendica and embed it into the surrounding projects of the Fediverse and Federation. The presentation will be […]

The Lakeside is calling

Dear members of the Friendica and Hubzilla community (that is you dear reader), you are hereby invited to the Friendica and Hubzilla community meeting in Zwenkau, Germany (near Leipzig) on the weekend of the 5./6. August. If you plan to join the meeting, please leave a note at the dudle. See you at the lakeside […]