Decentralization

Decentralized 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.

Privacy

Access lists for every item.

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.

Interoperability

Built-in support for StatusNet, GNU social, Quitter, and diaspora*.

Support for email contacts and communications (two-way) via IMAP4rev1/ESMTP.

Import arbitrary websites and blogs into your social stream via RSS/Atom feeds.

Support for other services via plugins.

A personal social network

Keep in contact with people you care about.

Posts

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

Photos

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

Events

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

Profiles

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.

Stack

PHP & MySQL

Run your personal Friendica node on shared hosts.

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

Plugin

Extensible

Extensible via third-party plugins and themes.

Add functionality, personalize the look and feel, connect to third-party services.


Last News

Friendica 3.5.4 released

Dear Federation, the Friendica team is pleased to announce the release of Friendica *Asparagus* 3.5.4. This release is a hotfix release for a bug that was overlooked in the 3.5.3rc phase during saving searches to the users side menu. It also includes fixes to smaller issues we had with relocating accounts from one node of […]

Helpers forum moved to the new node as well

After the relocation of the developers forum to the new location the other day due to performance issues with the old server. We have now also relocated the Helpers forum to the new server. The new address is helpers@forum.friendi.ca. Since we have migrated the account, no changes needn’t to be done on existing connections. Additionally we […]

Developer forum has moved

Due to performance issues with the old server, the developer forum has moved to https://forum.friendi.ca/profile/developers Since we have migrated the account, no changes needn’t to be done on existing connections.


Friendica 3.5.3 released

Dear Federation, the Friendica DevTeam is pleased to announce the release of Friendica *Asparagus* 3.5.3. Aside of the ongoing performance enhancements and code refractoring, some note worthy changes in this release: We ironed out some problems with the federation towards Mastodon and enhanced Diaspora and OStatus federation, as well as the bridges to other systems. […]

Hackathon 2017

As in the last years, we will have a Hackathon again in Berlin (Germany) at the end of the year, preparing the 3.6 release of Friendica. This time we will meet at the weekend from November 24th to 26th near Ostkreuz station. Everyone who wants to work on Friendica code or documentation is invited to join […]