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 […]

Hackathon Berlin 2017

Thanks to the nice people of the e-lok we had our Hackathon over the last weekend near Ostkreuz station in Berlin. Seven people coming together to work on the themes, code and the documentation. Altogether we had many discussion rounds, a small workshop, produced 26 pull requests and had a lot of fun. Thanks to […]

Changes in the background process

As part of reworking the code base there today changes in the development branch landed, that require some manual configuration changes. If you are using the development branch, and have pulled the latest code from github (everything after the PR The poller is now the worker and we have a “scripts” folder #3920) you need to […]


pirati.ca and squeet.me currently unavailable – Update

While updating the operating system a necessary reboot (thanks systemd for that) hadn’t worked. So the system is offline at the moment. The support is notified. Hopefully they can solve it today. There should be no data loss. Update: The server is up again. There was a BIOS problem. Everything should work, although problems could […]

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 […]